- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast growing
- Flowering period: May to November
- Other features: attractive foliage
- Hardiness: tender
Deep red petals, which have an even darker blotch near their base, have a fine salmon pink, picotee edge. Creating an impressive centrepiece for season bedding displays, it can be mixed with deeper plums, rich purples, salmon pinks and silver.
'Rimfire' is available as a collection of three plants in 7.5cm (3in) peat pots. They will be dispatched directly from our specialist grower of rarer pelargoniums.
- Garden care: As soon as you receive the collection you will need to pot them up into larger pots or plant them in to their final pots straight away. A great hot tip is to feed your plants every other day with a weak solution of a potash-rich liquid fertiliser, such as Tomorite. You'll be rewarded with masses of flowers throughout the summer on plants about 30-40cm tall.
Please note that as we grow these pelargoniums especially for you, we need to take full payment when you place your order so as to reserve stock for you. The pelargoniums will then be despatched to you at the dates given as they become ready.
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Slow growing, but eventually lovely long-lasting flowers
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