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2407, 2020

Alpine or Rock Geraniums

By | July 24th, 2020|

In this blog we’re going to investigate what is meant by Alpine or Rock plants, which Geraniums this applies to and how to grow and care for them successfully. Okay so let’s start at the beginning, the term Alpine refers to the region where these sorts of plants have originated [...]

2407, 2020

Red Flowered Geraniums

By | July 24th, 2020|

Seeing Red!  In truth there are no red geraniums, certainly not in the red I imagine when someone says red, like a traffic light or fire engine, not even the red of a bedding geranium or pelargonium. There are however some that are probably classed as a purple or dark [...]

2407, 2020

Purple Flowered Geraniums

By | July 24th, 2020|

Purple Passion  Sometimes I find it hard to decide if something is purple or blue, for example in certain lights G. x magnificum or G. himalayense ‘Gravetye’ can both look blue and purple simultaneously. So as with the blog I wrote about blue flowering geraniums I’m going to stick to [...]

2407, 2020

Pink Flowered Geraniums

By | July 24th, 2020|

Tickled Pink!  When it comes to geraniums there are many different types of pink flowers. They range from the palest pinks like G. x oxonianum ‘Katherine Adele’, where they are almost white to the softest pinks such as G. ‘Light Dilys’, to the bright, and frankly, in your face magenta [...]

2407, 2020

Blue Flowered Geraniums

By | July 24th, 2020|

Looking for the Blues?  When it comes to flowers there are many different types of blue. They range from blues that are so pale they are almost white, like G. wallichianum ‘Crystal Lake’, through to what I call true blues such as G. ‘Johnson’s Blue’ and on to the dark [...]

2806, 2020

Powdery Mildew

By | June 28th, 2020|

Mildews are a group of fungal infections that plants can develop, usually affecting the leaves and stems but rarely flowers and fruits. The most common forms are Powdery mildew and Downy mildew. In short Powdery mildew creates a powdery coat on plants while Downey mildew creates discolour blotches on the [...]

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