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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. 

10 seeds

 

PLANTING

Pelargonium hortum 

Annual

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”

Spacing: 12"apart

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.