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Pelargonium ‘Hope Valley’ (Dw/C/d) AGM

Pelargonium can be perennials, sub-shrubs or shrubs, sometimes succulent and mostly evergreen, with palmately lobed or pinnately divided leaves and clusters of slightly irregular, 5-petalled flowers

‘Hope Valley’ is a very compact plant to 12cm, with yellow-green leaves and clusters of bright rose-red, semi-double flowers

Common Name: pelargonium ‘Hope Valley’
Family: Geraniaceae
Color flower: Pink and Red in Summer
Hardiness: H1c (heated greenhouse – warm temperate)
Color foliage: Green and Yellow in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter
Height: Up to 10 cm
Habit: Bushy
Habit: Vine weevil, leafhoppers, caterpillars, thrips, fungus gnats and aphids can be troublesome. aphids are generally more problematic on over-wintered plants
Pruning: Deadhead regularly
Spreadid: South-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Remove spent flowers. To overwinter, grow small plants in late summer from cuttings
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Patio/Container Plants