Salix's Shiny Things

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Happy Earth Day! April 22, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — LP @ 3:07 pm
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I love this plant!  It’s a true geranium, Geranium maderense.  It grows to about 3 feet tall and is covered with blossoms at the ends of these tall, very hairy stems.  They hail from the Portuguese island of Madeira off the north west coast of Africa.

For more info, see below:

http://www.sfbotanicalgarden.org/garden/bloom_06_04.shtml 

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3 Responses to “Happy Earth Day!”

  1. Amy Pinkrose Says:

    This is absolutely mesmermizing. Just completely gorgeous. I’ve never seen a Geranium like this. Your capture is perfect!!! Thank you! Love, Amy

    • LP Says:

      Thank you so much, Amy! I’d never seen one either before discovering this one at the arboretum. I’m so glad you like it 🙂


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