Pinto Scarlet Geranium
Pelargonium hortorum. Bold red blossoms will be sure to give you the curb appeal you are looking for. This annual has dense green zonal foliage that covers the strong stem right to the ground. Big 5" blossoms are set perfectly above the stem and has a long bloom time. Start indoors at least 12 weeks before last spring frost in your area. Height 16-20". Full sun to part shade. Approximately 10 seeds/pkg.
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.