Pelargonium peltatum
Brand: Legutko
Packaged:5 s.
Ex Tax: 3.75€
Cascading geranium "Speedy" F2 - Рelargonium peltatum Ait.
Royally beautiful! A real find for pots, balcony boxes and containers, the record holder for the duration of flowering. One plant produces a powerful bush with a huge number of inflorescences.
A plant with thin, strong, falling shoots, 80-100 cm long, from the Geraniaceae family.
The leaves are fleshy, corymbose, smooth, shiny, 5-8 cm wide, resembling ivy leaves. The flowers are simple, star-shaped, collected 5-8 pieces in umbellate inflorescences of various tones.
Flowering begins at the end of May and continues throughout the summer.
Pelargonium is photophilous, unpretentious in culture, easily tolerates a lack of moisture. Place the plant on sunny east and west windows.
In the warm season, he likes abundant and frequent watering (in winter they water more moderately). Feed the plant with mineral fertilizers enriched with potassium.
To obtain flowering plants by the beginning of summer, crops are produced from December to February, using pure peat or a mixture of peat and sand as a substrate (sown for indoor use in March-April).
Seedlings usually appear 1.5-2 weeks after sowing. In the phase of two or three true leaves, the plants dive into pots. For better tillering, seedlings are pinched over the fifth or sixth leaf.
In summer, it is advisable to take pelargonium to fresh air, and in winter to install it in a cool, bright room with a temperature of + 10 + 12 ° C.
The ampelous pelargonium is perfect as a container plant for hanging baskets, window boxes and wall planters. It can also be planted under large trees to create a long flowering ground cover.

Pelargonium ivy.
Homeland - South Africa.
A perennial semi-shrub plant with creeping stems and ivy-like, fleshy leaves. Flowers on long peduncles, simple, double or semi-double, often collected in few-flowered shitkovidny inflorescences, white or pink.
Blooms in May - July.
A perennial grown as an annual. Sowing seedlings. Seeding depth - 5 mm. Germination for 5-10 days at an optimum temperature of + 21 + 24 ° C. A pick in 3 weeks. Avoid drying out the soil and temperature fluctuations.
For seedlings, it is recommended: feeding with small portions of nitrogen fertilizers, before planting in open ground - hardening at a temperature of + 12 ° C.
Layout: 15x30 cm.
Sowing: December-April.
Transfer: April-June.
Bloom: June-October.

Eng.: Ivy-leaf geranium, cascading geranium, ivyleaf geranium, ivy geranium.

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