Pelargonium triste

March 13, 2019

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Pelargonium triste also known as kaneeltjies (little cinnamon) grow up to 50cm tall. The flowers are about 15mm in diameter with yellow and maroon or black markings. The flowers emit a lovely cinnamon scent in the evenings are pollinated by months. It has a large tuberous Woodstock that is tannin rich and were used in Namaqualand for tanning leather and producing a reddish colour.

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