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Pelargonium ‘Americana White’ (Zonal Geranium)

Zonal Geranium 'Americana White', Fancy Leaf Geranium 'Americana White', Americana Series

Pelargonium Americana White, Zonal Geranium Americana White, evergreen perennial, evergreen shrub, White flowers, Fancy Leaf Geranium 'Americana White'

Pelargonium ‘Americana White’ (Zonal Geranium) is a bushy, evergreen, tender perennial with huge clusters of brilliant white, semi-double flowers, up to 4-5 in. across (10-12 cm). Blooming continuously (if deadheaded), the luminous blossoms are reported to withstand wind, rain and heat better than most. They are nicely set off by the foliage mound of scalloped leaves, adorned with a decorative bronze ring at their tips. Robust, upright and well branched, this is an excellent Zonal Geranium for borders and containers.

  • Grows up to 14-16 in. tall and wide (35-40 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in fertile, well-drained soils. Water regularly during growing season. Drought tolerant, once established.
  • Perfect addition to beds and borders or containers.
  • Generally disease fee. Watch for glasshouse whitefly, caterpillars, glasshouse leafhopper, aphids, vine weevil and root mealybugs.
  • Deadhead regularly. Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring, late summer and autumn.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.

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Requirements

Hardiness 9 - 11
Heat Zones 1 - 11
Climate Zones 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Geraniaceae
Genus Pelargonium
Common names Geranium, Zonal Geranium
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 16" - 18"
(40cm - 50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low, Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Requirements

Hardiness 9 - 11
Heat Zones 1 - 11
Climate Zones 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Geraniaceae
Genus Pelargonium
Common names Geranium, Zonal Geranium
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 16" - 18"
(40cm - 50cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Low, Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Do I Need?
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