Pinto Scarlet Geranium
Pelargonium peltatum. An unforgettable series that stands out with its extremely large 5” blooms as well as shades that uniquely flow into different colours. A well branched form and dense, dark green foliage has striking near black zonal patterns. New blooms rise above faded ones which reduces deadheading. Spectacular colour changing Bold and beautiful Scarlet Red. The compact heights of 15-20” make this an excellent selection for any sunny flower garden border or container. 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.