What is Pelargonium good for?
Pelargonium sidoides is an herb that has been used in traditional medicine in South Africa for centuries to treat infectious respiratory disease, dysentery, and diarrhea. The root extracts are used in Germany for the treatment of respiratory infections (1).
Do pelargoniums like sun?
Grow pelargoniums in borders or containers. In borders or beds, plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil. Most flower best in full sun. However, Regal cultivars prefer partial shade and Zonal cultivars will tolerate some shade.
Are pelargoniums hardy?
They are not hardy, but can overwinter in frost-free conditions. On a sunny windowsill or in a heated conservatory, these evergreen perennials and shrubs can flower virtually year round.