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Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Pelargonium

Species (hybrid): Pelargonium x hortorum


The garden or geranium is a hybridization of two species of the Pelargonium genus – P. zonale and P. inquinans.  The leaves are round or kidney-shaped, with scalloped edges, and have a band of darker coloring across their middle. Flowers can be single or double, with five petals, and grow in large round groupings on a long rigid stalk.

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