The oak leaf shaped leaves give this species the name 'quercifolium'. It is also known as Royal Oak This variety has oak leafed shaped leaves with dark almost black central markings. The flowers are small pink and mauve.Although often sold as a scented plant, it is not sweet scented, but rather like balsam It makes a useful container plant with its dense foliage but is also a very good house plant. It is one of the tougher Pelargoniums and can be easily over wintered at quite cool temperature, in fact 5 or 6C will see it through the winter. Given higher temperatures and plenty of light it will continue to grow and flower through the winter.