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European Gardening: How hardy is geranium Silver Cloak

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Barnstable, MA

July 28, 2011
1:03 PM

Post #8721253

I have several plants of this geranium which I grew from seed. However, I can't find any information
on it's hardiness. I live in the US, zone 6. I have an idea I'll have to winter it indoors but would like to
hear from anyone who is growing it.
(Zone 6b)

July 29, 2011
10:33 AM

Post #8723168

I'm not growing this plant, but since the G. Silver Cloak is a crossing between the G. robustum and G. incanum, who are both from South Africa, I suppose it won't be hardy in zone 6.
May I suggest to bring some inside for winter and leave 1 or 2 outside to see if they survive.

Barnstable, MA

July 29, 2011
11:27 AM

Post #8723265

Thank you Jonna. With South African parents this plant will not survive our
winters. A sunny window in the basement should do it as long as I remember
to water.

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