|P. triste is a tuberous-rooted herbaceous perennial with trailing, green leaves. Bears clusters of 6-20 star-shaped, freesia-scented, night-blooming flowers in yellow, green, or pink, either in combination or with reddish-black. South Africa.
This plant is commonly called a geranium, which can be confusing. The genus is Pelargonium, though there is a completely different group of plants with the genus name Geranium, which are commonly called Cranesbills. Remove dead flowers to promote new growth. Excellent container or border plant. Good houseplant.