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Geranium Madarense.....


Geranium Madarense..... (Geranium maderense (Cranesbill))

Hope to keep this going through the winter, will have to find a sheltered position somewhere.



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There was a bit about over wintering on GW tonight DD Monty reduced them back by half and puts below the bench in the green house - cutting back on water, light and heat - I only watched because you told us about Junglejen.

12 Oct, 2012

 

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12 Oct, 2012

 

Its such beautiful foliage. I hope you manage to keep it. :)

13 Oct, 2012

 

I had a large one in a pot, wrapped it and mulched it during a very cold Winter 3 years ago...It didnt survive...I was very disappointed...

13 Oct, 2012

amy
Amy
 

I love the foliage I have one similar but I've lost it's name ,I bought it years ago on the Isle of Wight does this one grow about 2ft tall with pink flowers ?

13 Oct, 2012

pcw
Pcw
 

I managed to grow this from seed a few years ago and get it through the winter.It then flowered superbly.The next winter,it just rotted away.There is another one,almost as good called Geranium palmatum that is a lot tougher.I have some very small seedlings that I'm hoping will survive till spring.

14 Oct, 2012

 

Motty I know they are difficult to keep through the winter...determined
to keep this one going.....
Amy it can grow enormous up to 4ft it is from Maderia that is why it is not hardy, yours could have been Palmatum, this one flowers then dies, unfortunately ours did not have time to flower this year, another one inside lol
Pcw Palmatum is another good variety, but not quite so dramatic as Madrense, it will have to come in to the garden room with the rest of the exotics........even more in this year, will there be any room for us I wonder?

14 Oct, 2012

pcw
Pcw
 

I saw G. maderense in flower at R.H.S. Hyde Hall a few years ago,when they had a tropical plant greenhouse.Very spectacular.

14 Oct, 2012

 

Lucky you, have never seen it in real life lol

14 Oct, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Mine must be the hardy one Angela it survives the winters fine .. I moved mine last year and must have left a portion behind because there's a healthy looking plant where I moved it from , A freebie !

I've been searching my files and think mine is a .. ' Canariensis ' it's a large bushy type !

15 Oct, 2012

pcw
Pcw
 

Amy-I think G.canariense is the smaller version of G. palmatum,about 18 inches tall.Both should be ok in sheltered spot

15 Oct, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Pcw it is in a sheltered spot perhaps thats why it's survived through the winters , fingers crossed for this year !

15 Oct, 2012



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