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Magenta Stork’s-bill - native (Pelargonium rodneyanum )

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Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium family).

Native of south-eastern mainland Australia.

Occurrence: Widespread in forest and grassland areas. It may persist in grazed areas, often at the base of a tree.


Magenta Stork's-bill makes an attractive garden plant, and is suited to rockeries and mass planting.

Pelargoniums differ from Geraniums in that the flowers have a two-fold symmetry, rather than the radial symmetry of geraniums.

Photos: Magenta Stork's-bill in flower.