Native: Southern Africa, Australasia, Middle East. Pelargonium 'Angel's Perfume' (Regal) Pelargonium 'Pinkerbell' (Regal) Pelargonium 'Flower Fairy Rose' (Zonal) Type: Tender Perennial Border Position: Container Garden Soil Type: Broad Tolerance Site: Full Sun: Moisture: Well-drained Height: 30cm (12in) Sowing, Seeds, Planting: Others have night-scented flowers that beckon nocturnal pollinators or ample blue-gray leaves that ward off salty sea spray. Understanding the Difference Between Geraniums and Pelargoniums. There are hardy geraniums also known as cranesbills or storksbill, ivy or trailing geraniums, pelargoniums, seed geraniums, zonal, scented, regal and variegated geraniums. The flower colour varies from whites, pinks purples and red with many They always flower in profusion and can be grown as a pot plant or in hanging baskets and are very successful on the show bench. Good for potpourris & corsages. Tolerates partial shade. Major cultivars: Angel; Ivy-leaved; Shrubby leaved; Regal; Unique; and Zonal. Zonal pelargoniums are the regular ones with the big flowers, the ones your grandmother or mother grew. Pelargonium types. Cultivation. Pelargonium 'Angel's Perfume' (Pelargonium 'Angel's Perfume') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 1-2 years. Common Names: Geranium, Pelargonium, Scented Geranium, Storksbill, Rose Geranium. Deer resistant. What a topic! These are a wonderful group, they have a bushy shape, small rounded leaves and masses of clusters of flowers. The Angel hybrid group are a cross between Scented and Regal Pelargonium. Fill your senses with Geranium 'Angel's Perfume' - perfect for prominent patio containers where it will really be appreciated. For best results, feed with a high potash fertiliser during summer and deadhead spent blooms regularly. Pelargonium Growing and Care Guide. I like to grow them too, but no pelargoniums really like our Oklahoma summers. Height: 6 to 40 inches (15 to 100 cm). Heart-shaped to kidney-shaped leaves are dark green, 24 inches wide, with crinkled margins and unequal sharp teeth. Pelargoniums fit into the classes of zonal, regal, angel, and ivy-leaved types. Learn how to grow pelargoniums in your garden with the RHS expert guide on choosing, planting, feeding, pruning and propagating plants. Very floriferous and strikingly beautiful, award-winning Pelargonium 'Henry Weller' (Angel Pelargonium) is a bushy, evergreen tender perennial with small, rounded leaves. Suggested uses. Use in window boxes, hanging baskets, pots & and in the garden. Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Indoor. Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Lasts brilliantly in a vase. Angel Pelargoniums make attractive, bushy plants having small round leaves and pansy or viola like flowers. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse. Perennial: Drought tolerant. Pelargonium ‘Tip Top Duet’ is a fast-growing and striking angel pelargonium, bearing bi-coloured flowers in red and pale pink. Lemon-scented foliage is a delight to the nose, but also has mosquito repelling properties as well. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). Life Cycle: Half hardy perennial commonly grown as a half hardy annual by gardeners. Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. Loose, rounded clusters of large (2 inches or wider), showy flowers; colors include white and many shades of pink, red, lavender, purple, with brilliant blotches and markings of darker colors. Pelargonium caffrum, which hails from the coastal hills of the Eastern Cape, develops extra-long flower stems that push through the grasses.Meanwhile, P. crithmifolium wraps a veil around itself after blooming to discourage browsing animals. 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