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Pelargonium "Black Velvet"

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Pelargonium "Black Velvet"



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This is less than half of a plant in a 3 litre pot I got yesterday at my local Homebase store, reduced from £8 to £2. (but I used vouchers, so got it for free).. The dark brown (chocolate) foliage, edged with mint green, made me rescue this one. Will take cuttings and multiply - hope the babies have the same colouring?

5 Aug, 2009

 

its gorgeous. well done getting it for free lol

6 Aug, 2009

 

My favourite song! Love the plant too! :~))

6 Aug, 2009

 

What a bargain, David - a beautiful plant. Good luck with the cuttings.

6 Aug, 2009

 

Many Thanks!

Gee, I'm going to remember the tips I've learned on GOY about not replacing the water when it turns green. Will also try some in pots in poly bags. I believe that the new plants will keep this great colouring. :-)

7 Aug, 2009

 

Thats very pretty David....

29 Aug, 2009

 

It's not now, Janette - have chopped it into 19 pieces, which, will give me more plants - hopefully!

30 Aug, 2009

 

OW!

30 Aug, 2009

 

Hopefully, Marie, they'll all "take". One "cutback" that would be very beneficial. :-)

30 Aug, 2009

 

LOL!! Yes, I'm going to let the carex you gave me decide where their seeds are going to come up, but will "pot" a few as well, there are so many seed heads!
OH! Nearly forgot! The rhubarb corm I cut off for you has sptouted a new shoot, so it DID take!!

30 Aug, 2009

 

Yippee! Will soon be growing my own "crumble". :-)

30 Aug, 2009

 

LOL! I dunno what sptouted is!! I meant to say sprouted!
Yes, you CAN grow your own crumble!!
In the meantime, you can have some more rhubarb on Sunday!!

30 Aug, 2009

 

Lol!

Better watch, though, with cutting more. You can only cut a certain % of the stalks. :-)

30 Aug, 2009

 

I dont cut them, I pull em out!! It needs thinning out anyway!

30 Aug, 2009

 

Oh, you sound like a dentist! (Well, we cut teeth, too, as kids???!!!!!)

And, no it doesn't!!!

;-)

30 Aug, 2009

 

Blethers! Its spreading like wildfire!!

31 Aug, 2009

 

I hadn't seen this photo before, David. But I'm glad I've seen it now as this is a fantastic colour for a Pelargonium. I wish I'd seen one like that in our market place. I would have snapped it up at once!

Although the majority of my plants are very common place I do like to have a few that are a little different from those that most people have.

One year I planted up all the pots on the railings of my balcony with different variegated Geraniums.

13 Sep, 2009

 

If my cuttings keep this foliage, Balcony, you can have a couple for your amazing balcony garden. :-)

13 Sep, 2009

 

Thank you very much for your offer, David. I'd like that very much.

13 Sep, 2009



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