Pelargonium 'Grey Lady Plymouth'

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3 × 6.5 cm peat pots £19.99 £15.99
Delivered 12th March 2018
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Buy Pelargonium 'Grey Lady Plymouth' scented-leaved pelargonium: One of the best all-rounders


  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast growing
  • Flowering period: May to November
  • Hardiness: tender

    Considered by many to be the best all-round scented pelargonium, this pretty cultivar has deeply divided, variegated foliage that has a strong, minty smell when bruised. The small, purple-veined, pale rose flowers seem to hover above the leaves on wiry upright stems for extended period from early summer. First introduced in 1807 and still popular today, if you could choose just one pelargonium to take to a desert island, then this should be it.

    This is available as a collection of three plants. They will be dispatched directly from our specialist grower of rarer pelargoniums and will be sent out in 6.5 cm peat pots.

  • Garden care: As soon as you receive the plants you will need to pot them up into larger pots straight away. Water when necessary, but let the soil get reasonably dry in between to avoid overly wet conditions. If you want more flowers, then feed your plants once a week with a weak solution of a potash-rich liquid fertiliser, such as Tomorite. Deadheading the spent flowers will also encourage more to form.

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Gorgeous sophisticate Geranium

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This is my absolute favourite geranium. Its variegated scented leaves always add a touch of sophisticated to any pot or basket and when the delicate pink flowers appear it is just heavenly. The plants I purchased were rather dinky in size, particularly for the price paid, but I potted them on as per the instructions and with regular feeding they quickly filled out. If my current batch don't survive winter I will definitely be purchasing again! Crocus always packs everything so beautifully and provides such clear instructions you just cannot go wrong.

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North Devon

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my favourite pelargonium

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The flowers are not showy, but the foliage more than makes up for it. This grows into a substantial plant that lasts well until the frost comes.

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Pelargoniums are not hardy so you will need to wait until after the las Pelargoniums are not hardy so you will need to wait until after the last spring frost. In London it is usually safe to plant out from mid May.

helen.derrin

Please could you advise me of the best time to plant out my Pelargoniums. I live in London.

Kerry Hullett

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