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I've got several colors of the Southern Belle series including one red one like at the top of the page. Also I have some Anne Arundels [pink cut leaf] and some op pinks that spread and multiply by seed. They are at their height now and slendid.
I had one tropical for a few years that bloomed some indoors, but one year I set it in the ground and did it ever grow and bloom!
I bought a beautiful red bloomer similar to the one at the top of the page. I left it in the pot I bought it in and enjoyed the blooms all summer. Since this is my first, I am curious as to how to care for it. Does it grow bigger if planted in the ground or is it better to leave it in a pot to be taken indoors when it gets cold? If you plant it, what do you do to it if anything when cold weather starts and does it come back the next spring? I recently moved it to a new location in my yard and some of the leaves started to turn yellow and fall off. What does this mean? Any advice you could give me would be appreciated. I love the big red blooms, and plan to buy another one next year.