Reach Out Red Geranium
Pelargonium hortorum. This new Ivy Geranium Series has superb hanging basket performance. They hang easily with no tangles. Large fluted flowers bloom non-stop above their waxy dark green leaves. Red blooms with closed veining in the center. Low maintenance trailing capability. Height 6-8". Spreads 10-14". 10 seed/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.