B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Pelargonium tongaense is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
br. RED ~ 2.5cm. dia., infl. of 3-10 in summer
(sow in spring)
slightly aromatic, OLIVE-GREEN, lobed - palmate..in semi-shade
|Height, in meters: 0.2
Height, in feet: 0.66
|Pelargonium tongaense sales history
Common names for Pelargonium tongaense:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|159||: Geraniaceae Seed and Plant List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Pelargonium tongaense seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.