Pelargonium geranium growing.
Geranium Propergation Pelargoniums, commonly known as geraniums, are a large, diverse group of mostly evergreen and tender plants used as bedding or houseplants.
Plant Lover’s Guide to Hardy Geraniums, The (Plant Lover S Guides) Hardy geraniums are a perennial mainstay and are among the best loved and most widely grown plants. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Hardy Geraniums, by nursery owner Robin Parer, features everything a gardener or collector needs to know – how to grow them,
Although pelargoniums are often called geraniums, this is not correct, as the true geraniums are hardy herbaceous plants.
Zonal F1 and F2 (bedding type) pelargoniums and species pelargoniums can be propagated by seed. Sow in late winter and grow on in a protected environment.
Many bedding type pelargoniums are sold as plug plants from mail order suppliers.
Pelargoniums can also be propagated by taking softwood cuttings from spring to autumn.
Flower Gardening : Gardening: How to Root Geraniums.
To add a new skill to your gardening repertoire, learn how to root geraniums from cuttings by preparing the cuttings properly, dipping them in rooting hormone, and then packing soil gently around them in a pot.
A nursery professional demonstrates in this free video on flower gardening.
Propagating Tricky Pelargoniums.
Here’s a little trick for propagating tricky pelargoniums, including angels.
With mention of ‘Quantock Ultimate’, the video ends with some pretty gratuitous pictures of Pelargonium ‘Quantock Double Dymond’.
From Douentza Garden in Wexford, Ireland.
Geraniums from cuttings
Using the hormone powder is a mistake, in my opinion. Many geranium growers warn about using it…. It sometimes can rot the stem. I wouldn’t use it. It’s unnecessary. Viewing more than one video is a must. Everyone has a different way of doing it and there’s varying opinions on everything. Everyone should experiment and see what works best in their region of the country. Proof’s in the pudding.
Plant Lover’s Guide to Hardy Geraniums.
Hardy geraniums are a perennial mainstay and are among the best loved and most widely grown plants.
The Plant Lover’s Guide to Hardy Geraniums, by nursery owner Robin Parer, features everything a gardener or collector needs to know – how to grow them, how to design with them, and how to care for them.
A plant directory highlights 240 of the best species and cultivars.
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