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Common Name: Geranium, Zonal Geranium      Latin Name: Pelargonum x hortorum      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Pelargonum x hortorum

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Category: Annual
Family: GERANIACEAE
Genus: Pelargonum
species: x hortorum
Origin:
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes:
Growth habit: Upright
Foliage: Rounded, slightly-lobed leaves about 3 to 4 inches in diameter, often zones, sometimes golden or variegated
Flowers: Rounded heads of single or double flowers in shades of pink, orange, red, purple and white
Culture: Full sun, warm temperatures. Deadhead regularly for repeat bloom. Pinch out growing tips of young plants to encourage bushy growth
Pests and problems: Geraniums are susceptible to a number of diseases, especially Xanthomonas bacterial blight
Uses: The most popular bedding plant in U.S, Geraniums are commonly sold as bedding plants in spring, but are also used in brightly-lit areas indoors and in hanging baskets.
Propagation: Cuttings, seed
Related species: include P. peltatum (Regal or Martha Washington) hybrids, and various scented-leaf Pelargoniums
Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Eden Park, Overlook, Krohn 1501 Eden Park Dr Cincinnati OH
Specimen: 99
Pelargonum x hortorum Pelargonium_hortorum_flower.JPG
Pelargonium x hortorum
Location: Near Krohn entrance
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Pelargonum x hortorum Pelargonium_hortorum_plant.JPG
Pelargonium x hortorum
Location: Near Krohn entrance
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Location: South America: Chile, Peru, Ecuador Santiago, Chile
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -12.072467183333300 Longitude: -77.070913633333300] Specimen: 2535
Pelargonum x hortorum PelargoniumHortorumGeranioFlowerDetailPeru.JPG
Flower of Pelargonium hortorum Geranio in South America
Location: Lima, Peru
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Pelargonum x hortorum PelargoniumHortorumGeranioFlowerDetailPeru.JPG
Flower of Pelargonium Hortorum Geranio in South America
Location: Lima, Peru
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Pelargonum x hortorum PelargoniumHortorumPlantingPeru.JPG
Flowers of Pelargonium Hortorum Geranio in South America
Location: Lima, Peru
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Pelargonum x hortorum PelargoniumHortumGeranioPlantPerui.JPG
Flowers of Pelargonium Hortorum Geranio in South America
Location: Lima, Peru
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Pelargonum x hortorum PelargoniumHortorumGeranioSignPeru.JPG
Sign for Pelargonium Hortorum Geranio in South America
Location: Lima, Peru
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
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