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Pelargonium x hortorum 'Bird Dancer'


Zonal Geranium, Common Geranium, Bedding Geranium
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Pelargonium x hortorum 'Bird Dancer'
Principal Common Name Geranium
Common Name(s) Zonal Geranium, Common Geranium, Bedding Geranium
Description Pale salmon-pink, petal very narrow, leaf marked with broad dark zone.
General Comments Geranium Family, with a number of significant disease (leaf spot, black leg, blight, root and stem rots, rust) and pest (mite, mealybug, caterpillar) problems, the most significant of which is Botrytis blight
Origin P. hortorumx Staph, Mrs. Melva Bird I.S.R. C.
Nativity Australian
Height Range 0 - 0
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Coarse : Fragrant : Thick
Form Bedding plant : Shrub : Subshrub
Flower Color Salmon pink
Flower Time Continuous
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Seasonal - summer water
Outstanding Features Color : Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Indoor Plant

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