'Sir Cedric Morris' Hardy Geranium


Article by: Alan Summers

Extra Hardy, Impressive Color , Planting Bare Root Roses and Low-Maintenance All in One

This week we're taking the opportunity to introduce you to hardy Geraniums, specifically 'Sir Cedric Morris'. 'Sir Cedric Morris' was one of our most popular feature plants , Preformed Pond Liners in 2004. Hardy geraniums are ideal for use in perennial gardens, , How to Choose a Pond or Fountain Light rock gardens, , Getting the Best Price for Your Home Includes Landscaping for Curb Appeal borders or as ground cover, and excellent for difficult-to-mow sunny slopes. They are forgiving and come back year after year with little to no maintenance. These are true perennials , Abatement and Congregation of Material not to be confused with florists' geraniums.

'Sir Cedric Morris' is an especially large flowered variety that produces a visually stunning show of luminescent magenta pink , Think Vintage for Your Garden blooms with broad overlapping petals against the large, finely divided deep-green leaves. Expect an impressive 24-30 inch mound of color , Turn Your Patio Into A Voluminous Vegetable Garden from each plant. , Backyard Ponds

Caution: 'Sir Cedric Morris' Often Creates Jealous Neighbors!

Get ready for plenty of questions from passersby about this unusually beautiful plant. , The Truth About MTD Snow Blowers Most will assume that it is expensive and takes extensive garden , Tips On Growing And Caring For Orchids know-how to create such impressive displays. The secret is, 'Sir Cedric Morris' makes it easy! What you tell others is up to you.

  • Forms impressive mounds, about 15-inches high and 30-inches wide

  • Visually stunning color , Want a Garden, But Don't have Enough Dirt Or Space? Hydroponics Gardening Is The Answer! contrast, even from a distance

  • Reblooms in the autumn , Trees

  • Handsome deep red fall , Aperitif Hybrid Tea Rose foliage

  • Extra-hardy, reliably returns every year in zones 4-10 - a true perennial

  • Very low maintenance

  • Deer-resistant

  • Adapts to most any soil , Taking Care of Your Bonsai (except really sodden, wet soils)

  • 'Sir Cedric Morris' thrives in sunny, hot , Preaparing Your Plants For Winter summertime weather. , Lose That Ugly Algae! Just water , Garden Feature - The Fish Dish them regularly until established. Expect the long-lasting blooms from late-spring through early-summer.

    Planting and Caring

    For best results, plant , Feed the Birds anytime from early spring , Planting Bare Root Roses into early fall. , Introduction to Hydroponics Gardening and Tips for Its Maintenance It performs best in a fully sunny or lightly-shaded location , Garden Water Feature - The Fish Dish and accepts either acid or alkaline soils, , Taking Care of Your Bonsai as long as they are well-drained. Plant , Gardening Tips For the Beginner 24 inches apart for a weed-inhibiting ground cover.

  • Water-in new plants , Getting the Best Price for Your Home Includes Landscaping for Curb Appeal with a soluble seaweed fertilizer, such as SeaMate. Do not use chemical fertilizers. Water , Lawn Care Information regularly until established.

  • Surround new plants , Lawn Mower Guide - How to Prepare your Lawn Mower for the Season with a good mulch or well-rotted garden , How to Start Your Lawn by Seeding or Sod compost. A thin layer of mulch is recommended for subsequent years. Mulching is best when accomplished early in the season , Daylily 'When My Sweetheart Returns' just before plants , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 4) Environment emerge from their winter , Preaparing Your Plants For break.

  • An application of organic , Lose That Ugly Algae! fertilizer in early spring , Safe Pest Control Tips is rewarded with extra vigorous plants. , Garden Pond Liners Again, avoid chemical fertilizers. Espoma's Plant-Tone is a great all purpose organic , Garden Swing for Heart and Soul fertilizer.

  • After flowering, , You Can Grow Your Own Herb Garden - Part 1 usually mid-summer, they can be lightly trimmed or cut-back completely. New foliage will emerge and a second round of flowering , Daylily 'When My Sweetheart Returns' will occur in autumn, , Learn All About Feng Shui Money Trees most seasons, , Flower Bulbs: Nature's Greatest Gift until the first hard freeze.

  • Click here to view 'Sir Cedric Morris' Hardy Geranium on the Carroll Gardens , Swing for Heart and Soul website.
    Alan Summers, , Abatement and Congregation of Material president of Carroll Gardens, , Teak Outdoor Furniture Inc., has over 30 years experience in gardening , US Flags and landscape , Think Vintage for Your Garden design. He has made Carroll Gardens , Preaparing Your Plants For Winter one of America's preeminent nurseries, having introduced more than 20 new perennials , Basil - the Queen of Herbs and woody shrubs , Planting Tomatoes in Your Garden over the years and reintroduced numerous "lost" cultivars back to American gardeners.

    Carroll Gardens , Turn Your Patio Into A Voluminous Vegetable publishes a weekly online , Marvellous May Plant Colour newsletter written by Alan. It contains valuable gardening , Choosing the Right Lawn Mower advice and tips , How to Create a Beautiful Landscape Painting and answers to customer questions.

    Every Saturday, Alan hosts a call-in gardening , Using Snow Roof Rakes forum on WCBM radio - 680 AM. For those outside , Learn All About Feng Shui Money Trees of the WCBM listening area, they can listen to radio show via the internet. , Introduction to Hydroponics Gardening and Tips for Its Maintenance

    Visit CarrollGardens.com to learn more about Carroll Gardens, , Planting Tomatoes in Your the weekly newsletter and the radio show.

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