Zonal Geranium (Pelargonium x hortorum 'Appleblossom Rosebud') in the Pelargoniums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Other: The Pelargonium flower has a single symmetry plane (zygomorphic) which distinguishes it from the Geranium flower which is actinomorphic.
Flower Color: Bi-Color: pink/white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Dynamic Accumulator: Fe (Iron)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Co (Cobalt)
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Other: take a stem cutting just below a node and remove the leaves from the bottom one or two nodes; roots will only develop from the region of a node; harden off the plants before transplanting them outdoors
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Posted by GoldiesGeraniums (Alaska - Zone 3a) on Sep 14, 2020 10:21 PM

Elegant plant with unique and beautiful blossoms. A must-have for every geranium enthusiast!

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Posted by threegardeners (Brockville, Ontario, Canada - Zone 5a) on Sep 16, 2011 11:36 AM

Wonderful little plant!
I grow it in a 5 inch pot.
I keep it in a South (Canada) window and it blooms almost all year long.

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