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Pelargonium ‘Royal Oak’

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I'm happy to send you an unrooted cutting, or will root you one, if you can do likewise for a Pelargonium for me. I like the single flower, coloured-leaf and scented types best.

Pelargonium ‘Royal Oak’ | London, E17
Plant Size
10cm × 4cm

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Plant Finder: about Pelargonium ‘Royal Oak’

Common names

Geranium

Description

Pelargonium ‘Royal Oak’ (Geranium). This has spicy scented, dark green leaves with clusters of purple-red flowers.

Cultivation

The plants are frost-tender (minimum temperature of 5C) but dislike hot, humid conditions. They are often treated like annuals for summer bedding in colder climates. In warmer climates with long hours of daylight they will flower almost all the time. They should be grown in a sunny well light and well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil. Dead-head frequently and fertilized regularly if grown in pots; do not over-water. Plants may be kept through winter in the greenhouse by cutting back in autumn-winter to 12cm and repotting.

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and colourful flowers. Some are grown for the fragrance of their leaves. They are useful in pots or as bedding plants; in warm conditions flowers are borne almost continuously. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Pelargonium ‘Royal Oak’ | London, E17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

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    Pelargoniums - I prefer single flowered types, particularly coloured leaf or scented types.

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