Do Geraniums Get Cut Back in the Fall?

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Gardeners commonly grow geraniums as annuals because these tender perennials often fail to survive the winter in most of the United States. With proper autumn and winter care, geraniums will survive the winter, especially when grown as container plants. Cutting back the plants offers several benefits, including a more uniform growth. Time Frame In the…


What Eats Geraniums?

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Geraniums are moderately low-maintenance plants as long as they receive enough sunlight and water and are planted in well-draining soil. Geraniums can become infested with pests even though their growing requirements are met. Pests such as aphids, whiteflies, cotton cushion scales and spider mites eat away at foliage. Healthy geraniums may withstand most pest damage,…


The Cultivation of Geraniums

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Geraniums are extremely versatile and easy to grow and thus are good planting projects for kids and first-time gardeners. Some geraniums can reach 5 feet to 6 feet tall, although these plants typically grow to between 12 inches and 24 inches tall. Because they produce flowers that range in hue from purple, pink and red,…


How to Prune Hardy Geraniums

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The frost-tender, showy plants most of us think of as geraniums, are actually not geraniums at all, but pelargoniums. True geraniums, also known as hardy geraniums or cranesbill, are hardy, sturdy plants that survive winter temperatures of minus 20 degrees F. These plants bloom for several weeks early to mid summer, and produce simple pink,…


When Do Geraniums Flower?

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Geraniums are a genus of plants that produce brightly colored flowers and brilliant leafy foliage. They do well in pots and in gardens, and knowing when they bloom is helpful when you are planning the look of your home and garden. Time Frame According to Washington State University, geraniums bloom during the early spring and…


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