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Terrible blow!!!!!!!!

Terrible blow!!!!!!!! (Geranium maderense (Cranesbill))

21 Feb 2012
I'm literally gutted to see this!!!!!!!!!

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Is it a Geranium Maderense Tommy?...Heartbreaking....

27 Feb, 2012


Yes, it is!
It looks pretty much dead.. I was looking forward to seeing the flowers for the first time this summer, so it's really painful to see the horrible state..

27 Feb, 2012


A similar thing happened mine 2 years ago...It grew beautifully all Summer and i fleeced it well for Winter, but it died anyway, it was a bad Winter...I was heartbroken too..xx

28 Feb, 2012


All the leaves have turned brown and the stems got mushy. It had been mild until mid January and the geranium was incredibly healthy. Then suddenly came the cold wave. HATE IT, HATE IT, HATE IT~~~!!!

29 Feb, 2012


So sorry to see your Geranium maderense dead! It's heartwrenching to see a favorite plant die. :>(

1 Mar, 2012


I'm going to leave it there until.. maybe May/June. The roots are still alive, perhaps?

1 Mar, 2012


I'll take some photos for you in Balboa Park. The Geranium maderense are all blooming now.

1 Mar, 2012


Oh, thank you! I'll check it out!

2 Mar, 2012


I'll get some photos in the next couple of days. I know they start to bloom in early February here in San Diego.

Did you ever seen these photos?

2 Mar, 2012


Yes and no. The first one - yes, and the second one - I've just looked at it! Really, really nice!! I was expecting mine to bloom like that...... :-(

Thanks for the links :-)

3 Mar, 2012


Thanks! Hope yours will come back and bloom in summer!
I'm not sure how hardy the roots are...however, if they're deep they usually get insulated from cold.

Here's a website with some information.

3 Mar, 2012


That was a really interesting site!!
How kind of you to find it for me!!
You are my star!! Thanks a lot!!!!! :-)

5 Mar, 2012


You're very welcome! I thought the information would help since most of the information is from Europe.

6 Mar, 2012


You are such a thoughtful man!

7 Mar, 2012



8 Mar, 2012

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