Geranium 'Bright Red'
40 plus 20 FREE large plug plants
- Position: full sun
- Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: June to October
- Flowering colour: fiery red
- Hardiness: tender (needs frost protection)
Tender geraniums look spectacular when they are planted in big swathes in seasonal bedding schemes and because of this, they are one of the best-loved summer plants. They can cope with dry conditions better than most and will thrive in any well-drained soil in a sunny spot. This upright red cultivar is perfect for the traditionalist and if deadead regularly they will carry on flowering right up to the first frosts.
Grown in individual plug cells, each plant measures about 5 - 7cm tall (from the base of the root to the top of the plant). They are ideal for keen gardeners who have a greenhouse where the plants can be plants can be grown on until they are ready for planting out in the garden once all chance of frost has passed.
Please note that as we grow these for especially for you, we need to take full payment when you place your order so as to reserve stock for you. See above for despatch dates for this particular plant. To ensure that your plants arrive in the best possible condition each pack will be despatched individually.
Our Plug Plants - Four sizes are available - Click for information about sizes
There are currently no 'goes well with' suggestions for this item.
For the beginner If you do nothing else... Water new plants. Make sure new additions do not suffer during dry spells. Plant up summer containers. Plant containers with summer bedding once the threat of frosts has passed. Feed container plants. About six...Read full article
After the last frost date, plant up containers with tender flowering bedding and reliable foliage plants. Line terracotta pots with polythene, taking care not to cover the planting holes, to reduce water loss through the porous sides of the pot. This will mean...Read full article