Photo by Melody

Perennials: Propagating Geranium Phaeum

Communities > Forums > Perennials
bookmark
Forum: PerennialsReplies: 4, Views: 74
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent
babalu
Campinas
Brazil
(Zone 9b)

October 10, 2004
4:26 PM

Post #1088117

I've tryed to grow this Geranium without success.
There's any special hint for this one ?
All the others hardy geraniums and pelargoniums are very easy to propagate.
Could anyone help me ?
Thanks
Antonio
Kim_M
Hamburg, PA
(Zone 6b)

October 10, 2004
7:18 PM

Post #1088315

Antonio are trying to start from seeds?

echoes

echoes
South of Winnipeg, MB
(Zone 3a)

October 11, 2004
2:43 AM

Post #1088954

I think I germinated mine (Samobar) in a damp paper towel. If I remember they spent some time in the fridge. I was using the peroxide method for a lot of seeds this spring too, so may have done that and it's worth a try anytime you're having difficulties. My few notes I kept say germinates under 41 degrees F. I have both the dark purple and the white in my gardens and they self seed a lot.
psilo
Bolton, Greater Manc
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

October 11, 2004
8:20 AM

Post #1089188

Babalu phaeum prefers a period of cold in order to germinate. You are best sowing the seed under a layer of sharp grit, watering well and putting in a cold frame outside over winter. Never let them dry out and they should germinate in the spring.
babalu
Campinas
Brazil
(Zone 9b)

October 14, 2004
6:05 PM

Post #1094774

Echoes and Psilo - Thanks so much for your notes. The problem in Brazil is that we almost have no winter. We never have temperatures under 5 C. So, some seeds really have to spent some time in the fridge to simulate winter.

You cannot post until you register, login and subscribe.


Other Perennials Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Campanula Wonder Bells Blue Gloriaglolms 37 Apr 11, 2009 4:28 PM
Oriental Poppy Pops! Weezingreens 34 Jun 27, 2010 6:36 AM
BLUE FLOWERS Lori_Illinois 62 May 4, 2010 4:09 PM
Mum's the Word... SILLYLILY 18 Nov 23, 2009 6:47 PM
Never grew these before.. Brugie 21 May 3, 2007 2:20 PM


Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America