Geranium (Pelargonium Calliope® Dark Red) in the Pelargoniums Database

Trade name information:
Series: Calliope®
Trade Name: Dark Red
Cultivar name: 'Amri Trared'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12 - 14 inches
Plant Spread: 16 - 20 Inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Other: The Pelargonium flower has a single symmetry plane (zygomorphic) which distinguishes it from the Geranium flower which is actinomorphic.
Flower Color: Red
Other: Dark red
Flower Time: Spring
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
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
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP: 20245
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2016 UGA Plant of Distinction

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Pelargonium Calliope Dark Red by Joannabanana Aug 18, 2012 9:04 AM 9

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