Photo by Melody

PlantFiles: Fish Geranium, Horseshoe Geranium, Zonal Geranium
Pelargonium x hortorum 'Appleblossom Rosebud'

bookmark
Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pelargonium (pe-lar-GO-nee-um) (Info)
Species: x hortorum (hor-TOR-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Appleblossom Rosebud

» View all varieties of Pelargoniums

5 vendors have this plant for sale.

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Burgundy
Dark/Black
Bronze-Green
Aromatic
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Click thumbnail
to view:

By Calif_Sue
Thumbnail #1 of Pelargonium x hortorum by Calif_Sue

By Calif_Sue
Thumbnail #2 of Pelargonium x hortorum by Calif_Sue

By Calif_Sue
Thumbnail #3 of Pelargonium x hortorum by Calif_Sue

By Calif_Sue
Thumbnail #4 of Pelargonium x hortorum by Calif_Sue

By Calif_Sue
Thumbnail #5 of Pelargonium x hortorum by Calif_Sue

By begoniacrazii
Thumbnail #6 of Pelargonium x hortorum by begoniacrazii

By dawndoll2
Thumbnail #7 of Pelargonium x hortorum by dawndoll2

There are a total of 11 photos.
Click here to view them all!

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral gardenhippie On May 3, 2009, gardenhippie from Stroudsburg, PA wrote:

This plant grew nicely but didn't bloom enough to make it an eye catching plant. But looking at the individual blooms they were beautiful but you had to take the chance to look at them. The plant kept easy as a houseplant in a sunny window but did not bloom inside during the fall thru winter. I have just put it outside again and easily made cuttings from the plant and hope that this year (my second year) the blooms will be more plentiful. I will update later this summer. I don't give up easily but not ready to give this plant a raving review.

Positive PrimroseSue On Aug 6, 2008, PrimroseSue from Medway, MA (Zone 5b) wrote:

An antique variety, it has been said that this was Queen Victoria's favorite geranium! It is stunning, and the tight buds do look like little appleblossom-colored rosebuds. An A+ in my book (or garden)!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Calistoga, California
Macy, Indiana
Medway, Massachusetts
Averill Park, New York
Arlington Heights, Pennsylvania



We recommend Firefox
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 | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America