Geraniums From Seeds

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There are over 300 species in the Geranium genus, both annuals and perennials, upright growers and trailers. Commonly called cranesbill, geraniums are often confused with Pelargonium, which is a separate genus. Geraniums readily self-seed yet are sometimes stubborn germinators when cultivated. Meadow Cranesbill Meadow cranesbill (Geranium pratense) is a perennial plant that blooms in lovely…


How Moist Do Geraniums Like to Be?

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Many varieties of flowering geraniums exist, and they are all perennial favorites with home gardeners, according to GeraniumCare.net. Their care is simple and they have a pleasing scent–but be careful not to let them get too wet. General Care Geraniums need full sun and well-drained soil or potting soil. Clay soil is acceptable if you…


What Do I Do With Geraniums in the Spring?

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Every spring, garden centers and department stores offer several types of geraniums for sale. These versatile plants are usually inexpensive and add long-lasting color to garden borders. They are grown in hanging baskets and pots both indoors and outdoors. Planting Plant geraniums outdoors in spring when all danger of frost has passed and the soil…


Starting Geraniums From Cuttings

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Geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) are favorite flowering plants for flowerbeds, borders, containers, window boxes and hanging baskets. The seed pods resemble a stork’s bill with an elongated tip. There are over 200 types of geraniums offering a variety of colors, growing habits, leaf patterns and scents. The flowers are white, pink, salmon, red, fuchsia and lavender.…


Should I Bring My Geraniums in Over the Winter?

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Zonal and ivy geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) can survive a light frost, but when temperatures drop below 26 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit, significant leaf and stem damage occurs. Geraniums are native to southern Africa where they grow in sunny locales in a moist to dry, well-drained soil. Benefits If you grow a particularly showy geranium that…


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