Geranium Chocolate Candy
The sumptuous chocolate coloured foliage and masses of bright pink flowers offer an eye catching display whilst attracting bees and butterflies to your garden.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Pink
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 15cm x 60cm (6in x 24in)
I always remove the stems and flowers following flowering, as you often get a lovely second flush of flowers.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Very rare - mildew late summer.
Plant Care: Trim to a neat carpet in spring.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: The unusual foliage and very attractive pretty flowers, makes this suitable for any patio pot or a spot in the garden.
History: This Geranium was a chance find in the corner of a nursery in Dalfsen, North Holland, and was trialled and tested before being introduced to the market.
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