Indoor Winter Geraniums

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Indoor geraniums can be grown throughout the year, even during cold winters when the flowers in your garden fail. With enough light and proper care, your indoor winter geraniums will continue to provide scent and color to your home during the worst of weather. Geraniums are attractive and highly colorful, blooming in many different shades.…


How to Grow Geraniums in Illinois

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Geraniums are a hardy perennial with colorful flowers that appear in midsummer in Illinois. With proper care, they can bloom until the first frost in the fall. Geraniums thrive in containers and flower beds. They are drought-tolerant and grow well in full sun to partial shade, making them easy flowers to grow in the summers…


Tips for Geraniums

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Geraniums are an old garden favorite and are most likely found in pots and flower boxes, but also make good borders around a garden bed. They come in a variety of colors including red, rose, purple, pink and white with green or variegated leaves. The flowers are large with many petals and bloom all summer.…


Parts of a Geranium Plant

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The common garden geranium belongs to the Pelargonium family. The wide number of cultivars available makes it an eclectic flowering plant that grows as a shrub for pots or borders, and as a trailing plant that looks great in a hanging basket. Geraniums are straightforward plants with all the parts you’d expect a plant to…


How to Garden With Geraniums

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Geraniums produce a cluster of blooms atop a slender stem held 4 to 6 inches above their scalloped foliage. These tender perennials thrive in warm weather, but do not tolerate cold weather. Typically grown as annuals across much of the U.S., geraniums can be overwintered in the home and returned outside once the danger of…


What Are Zonal Geraniums?

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Zonal geraniums are not true geraniums but Pelargoniums (Pelargonium x hortorum). These bushy plants are grown for their brilliantly colored flowers. Zonal geraniums are sold all summer as bedding plants. This common garden geranium originated from South Africa. The leaves usually have a zone of color in the center. There are over 1,000 varieties of…


Hardy Geranium Seeds

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There are at least 250 species of geranium. The annual type is familiar from planter boxes and borders, usually a cheery red with upright scalloped foliage. Hardy geraniums are also known as cranesbill geraniums and are vibrant spreading plants with a vigorous growth habit. The flowers of the cranesbill are small, with five petals, and…


Are Geraniums Perennial?

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Gardeners often plant geraniums because of their easy care and long blooming season. Geraniums bloom from late spring to frost, producing the best flowers when planted in a sunny location in May. Common Geraniums The common geranium, from the Pelargonium genus, grows as an annual throughout the United States and most of the world. It…


How to Use Geraniums in Containers

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When it comes to flowering plants, geraniums are the most popular among home gardeners, according to North Carolina State University. Their flowers come in a wide range of colors, including blue, red and purple. The university states that they make for excellent houseplants. When growing geraniums in a container, provide the plants with the optimal…


Worms in Geraniums

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Geranium (Pelargonium xhortorum) is a well-loved plant for flower beds, hanging baskets and containers. Single, semi-double or double geranium flowers bloom in a wide range of colors on 12- to 20-inch tall plants. Geraniums prefer areas of full sun and moist, well-drained ground that keeps their roots cool. The plants are prone to a number…


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