Geranium Maverick Quick Silver
An easy to grow, abundantly blooming, and reliable plant that works well in any hot, sunny location. Use in flower beds, containers, and window boxes. For blooms in the winter season or early spring move a potted-up geranium indoors for winter, place it on a sunny windowsill, and then take it back outdoors the following spring.
Germination: 7-21 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and lightly cover
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 8-16 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature. Transplant after last frost, 12” apart
Sowing Outdoors: Direct sow outdoors after the last frost, only in areas with long growing seasons
Growth Habit: Mounded
Height and Width: 12-15" by 12-15”
Light Needs: Full sun to part shade
Soil Needs: Average, well-drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: 90-100 days
Uses: Bedding plants, containers, window boxes, and hanging baskets
Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Cut back stems as the blooms fade, this encourages more flower production. Fertilize with a liquid fertilizer every few weeks.