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Pelargonium Zonale Plant Care – How to Grow Horseshoe Pelargonium

Pelargonium zonale is also called horseshoe pelargonium. It is native to South Africa and belongs to the Geraniaceae family. As a Pelargonium, it is often mistaken as a geranium, which the genus once was. But, like some other genera, Pelargoniums were separated from Geraniums a while back to form their own genus. If you look …

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Geranium Macrorrhizum

Geranium Macrorrhizum Care Guide – Growing Bigroot Geranium

Geranium macrorrhizum is commonly known as bigroot geranium, rock cranesbill and Bulgarian geranium. It is a species of hardy, easy to grow, flowering plants that belong to the Geraniaceae family. The plant is popular as a ground cover because it looks amazing alongside other plants. Its colorful flowers, which come in purples, pink and white …

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Martha Washington Geranium

Martha Washington Geranium Care – Growing Regal Geranium

Martha Washington Geranium is named after the wife of the nation’s first president. Ironically, the flowers are native to South Africa. In any case, you may have seen it labeled as regal geranium, which in one of its common names. Botanically, it is known as Pelargonium domesticum. Martha Washington Geranium are known for their stunningly …

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Carolina Geranium

Carolina Geranium Plant Care – How to Grow Geranium Carolinianum

Carolina Geranium (Geranium carolinianum) is a member Geraniaceae family. It is also known as Carolina Cranesbill. The plant is native to North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) and can be found in different areas of the United States. Depending on where you’re from and what experiences you have with it, you can consider it a summer …

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Zonal Geranium

How to Care for Zonal Geranium (Pelargonium × Hortorum)

Zonal Geranium (Pelargonium × hortorum) is a hybrid that that comes from the from P. inguinans and P. zonale. Because of the similarity in the names, Pelargonium zonale is sometimes confused with zonal geraniums. But, the two are different plants. Although as mentioned above, zonal geraniums come from Pelargonium zonale, which is actually the horseshoe …

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Citronella Geranium

Citronella Geranium (Mosquito Plant) Care: Growing Scented Geranium

Citronella Geranium is mostly popularly known as the Mosquito Plant due to the belief that it wards off these insects because of its fragrance. Unfortunately, that’s just a myth. I’ll talk more about it below. Another name you may hear is Scented Geranium, which comes from its aroma. The plant is a perennial herb that …

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