Maverick Orange Geranium
Pelargonium peltatum. Maverick series are classic, high-quality geraniums, that are pollinator friendly, heat and drought tolerant. The large 5-6” flower heads make them excellent for container or beds. They require full sun and will reach a height of 12-14”. The delicate blooms with the distinct foliage are very showy and colourful, it will be one of longest lasting blooms in your garden. Start indoors at least 12 weeks before last spring frost in your area. Approx. 10 seeds/pkg.
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Start inside at least 12 weeks before last spring frost. Cover seed lightly and then provide constant warmth (70-75 degrees F) and moisture. Bottom heat is essential. (Except for inchesBlack Velvet Rose inches, which should be germinated cool, without bottom heat, at 60 F.) Cover to provide total darkness until germination occurs, in 5-15 days. Thereafter provide lots of light. Plant outside after last frost, 8-12 inches apart.
Prefers full sun, but will tolerate light shade. Deadhead and remove yellowed leaves. Do not overfertilize.