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Ivy Geranium
Pelargonium peltatum

Ivy Geranium, Pelargonium peltatumThe ivy geranium, more properly the ivy-leaved geranium, is a common garden plant in Southern California.  In our climate they are relatively easy to maintain outside year-round.  In other climates they are popular house plants.  They clone easily.








Ivy Geranium, Pelargonium peltatumThe ivy geranium grows long, vine like stems which lie along the ground.  Where they can survive outside year-round, they are often tied up along walls or other supports.  They are also used as a ground cover, or dangling from hanging baskets.








Ivy Geranium, Pelargonium peltatumThis shows how the flowers cluster on the ends of rather long stems.  Ivy geraniums also are available in many varieties.









Ivy Geranium, Pelargonium peltatumHere is the characteristic shape of the leaves of this species of Pelargonium.










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