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Pelargonium 'Appleblossom Rosebud' (Zonal Geranium)

Zonal Geranium 'Appleblossom Rosebud', Fish Geranium 'Appleblossom Rosebud', Horseshoe Geranium 'Appleblossom Rosebud'


A favorite of Queen Victoria, Pelargonium 'Appleblossom Rosebud' (Zonal Geranium) is a bushy, evergreen, tender perennial with striking rounded clusters, densely packed with fully double rose-shaped flowers of white tipped with rose-pink. Resembling miniature rosebuds, they bloom from summer to frost. Sturdy and vigorous, this heirloom Zonal Geranium is perfect for borders and containers.

  • Grows up to 24 in. tall (60 cm) and 18 in. wide (45 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun or part shade 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.

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Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 12
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 Pelargonium - Geraniums
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" (45cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
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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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 9 – 12
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 Pelargonium - Geraniums
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" (45cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
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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