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Geranium maderense giant

Geranium maderense giant
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Geranium maderense giant
Reference : GER001
Seeds Geranium maderense G Madeira rare rare mild climate
bag of 10 seeds

Origin: Madeira Island
Flowering period: April to August, by region
Flower color: pink
Exposure: slightly shaded, sheltered from the wind which may tip over especially during the flowering period
Soil type: well drained
Soil acidity: neutral
Soil moisture: normal
Use: ornamental garden, pot
Height: from 1 to 1,5 m
Plant type: Ephemeral Perennial
Vegetation type: Ephemeral perennial
Foliage type: persistent
Rusticity: moderately rustic, to protect from the cold outside regions with mild climate
Planting, potting: spring
Propagation method: sowing in spring
Species, interesting varieties: The genus includes more than 300 species
- the type species
Diseases and pests: slugs
It seems mounted on stilts and is covered with pink flowers from early spring to autumn, so to speak that Geranium Madeira is a subject of exception, to adopt quickly in the mountains!

An original geranium

Geranium maderense (Geranium maderense) is a robust perennial evergreen plant that is part of the large Geraniaceae family. Of ephemeral nature, the plant is often treated as a biennial in the garden. This geranium stands entirely on its drooping stems which then support the ground, making it seem perched on stilts. It can reach up to 1.5 m height for as much spreading. The bright green leaves, very cut and with a drooping port, are borne by dark red petioles.

From February to October depending on the region, this generous geranium produces a multitude of pink flowers 2 to 4 cm in diameter, veined dark magenta towards the center.

This plant is robust and easy to grow, will be wonderful in the center of the massif or in the background of a rock that will illuminate its long-lasting flowering.
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