Pelargonium peltatum 'Tornado Red'

I am mad for this rich, deep pink-crimson velvet pelargonium because it flowers without cease all summer and autumn. More
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I am mad for this rich, deep pink-crimson velvet pelargonium because it flowers without cease all summer and autumn and you can grow it very easily from seed, so it's brilliant value.

Genus Pelargonium
Group/Species peltatum
Variety Tornado
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Ivy Leaved Geranium
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height Trailing to 30cm
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors in winter for plants that will flower from June. May also be sown in autumn and overwintered indoors.
Care Tips Kept frost free, one plant can come back year after year, looking bigger and better each time. Pelargoniums thrive with a once weekly feed when they are flowering.
Flowering June - September
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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Pelargonium peltatum 'Tornado Red' reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Val

Lovely colour but they've been a bit slow in getting going