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This beautiful and comprehensive volume on easy-to-grow geraniums (pelargoniums) provides a wealth of new information for hobby growers from all climates, including valuable tips on the challenges each region presents. Chapters provide detailed background on the many varieties of geraniums, including scented leaf pelargoniums, zonals, dwarfs, stellars, regals, angels, and more. Hundreds of stunning photographs provide a visual reference of the many colors available. Current and aspiring gardeners will find practical information on propagation and hybridization, pots and potting soils, food and water, and dealing with diseases and insect pests. In addition, many common errors in plant nomenclature are corrected. This is a wonderful reference for everyone who enjoys beautiful flowers, on windowsills or in the garden.
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 490 color photos | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764317385 | Binding: soft cover
Faye Brawner has been growing geraniums for forty years in many sections of the country, moving her plants each time her husband’s job dictated a transfer. She has traveled extensively in her quest to establish correct nomenclature for the many misnamed hybrids. She lives in West Virginia.