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Pelargonium peltatum 'Ragtime'

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Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pelargonium (pe-lar-GO-nee-um) (Info)
Species: peltatum (pel-TAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Ragtime

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Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Mottled
Veined

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
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
By grafting
By serpentine layering

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

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive vossner On Jan 16, 2009, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Beautiful geranium, has survived 2 winters in my garden. Like it so much, I'm planting more of them. If my memory serves me right, flowers are a beautiful orangey-red.

Regional...

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

Richmond, Texas



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