Ringo 2000 Cardinal Red Geranium
Pelargonium hortorum. Ringo 2000 Series are the earliest F1 hybrid flowering geranium on the market. Performs extremely well in our trial gardens every year. "Ringo 2000" does not give up any quality for its earliness; it still offers outstanding garden performance and large rounded flower heads. Its compact plant habit makes it ideal for window boxes, hanging baskets, house plants, planters or beds. Height 12-18 inches. Start indoors at least 12 weeks before last spring frost in your area. Untreated seed only. 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.