Pelargonium 'Dark Secret'

Pelargonium 'Dark Secret' is the darkest, richest blackest pelargonium without any paler shading. I love the colour of the flowers against the vibrancy of its sharp green leaves. More
1 young plant 190104-1 £9.95 Delivery mid April
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3 young plants 190104-3 £28.95 Delivery mid April
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Pelargonium 'Dark Secret' is the darkest, richest blackest pelargonium without any paler shading. I love the colour of the flowers against the vibrancy of its sharp green leaves.

Our pelargoniums:

  • come with full planting instructions, great for beginners
  • are ready to pot on and plant out as soon as the frosts are over in your area, or have them indoors to cheer up a sunny windowsill

Genus Pelargonium
Group/Species Regal
Variety Dark Secret
Type Tender Perennial
Border Position Front
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 25cm (10in)
Spacing 25cm (10in)
Care Tips Kept frost free, one plant can come back year after year, looking bigger and better each time.
Flowering June - November
Vase Life These will look good for up to 3 weeks.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Pelargonium 'Dark Secret' reviews

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Christine

The plants were not as promised. They grew nicely and bushy, however, not many blooms at all. Leaves very sticky and little white insects on them. They did not come from my own traditional Geraniums, and they do not go onto my other plants thank goodness. They were very expensive, so am reluctant to clear them out. Will ask "Sarah" for advice.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for your review. In our experience pelargoniums ideally need at least six hours of sunlight per day to help store enough energy to bloom. Without enough light, they will of course still grow, but it's unlikely they will flower strongly so if possible move your plants to the sunniest spot available. Another factor that can affect pelargoniums is watering , too much moisture can also affect their performance so ensure that your pelargoniums are in pots with adequate drainage, and don't water the plants unless the top layer of soil feels dry. you can of course over winter them and they will then be bigger to start off with next year and should start flowering much sooner."

Posted 7th November 2018

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Reviewed 3rd September 2018 by Ms Maynard

excellent service.Has flowered and flowered and is still flowering