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Re: "Alpine Geraniums"

  • Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] "Alpine Geraniums"
  • From: maria guzman <eulen@TAOSNET.COM>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 10:11:04 -0700

Better known as "Balcon Geraniums".  They are ideal hanging or window box
flowers, trailing like ivy-leaved pellies but much bushier as they are a
genetically  different species. Here are some photos:


(You too can check out whatever you're looking for in Google's 'Images'
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>Hi Everyone :)  I have recently ordered  plants that here in the USA are
>called "Alpine Geraniums".  I asked the catalog owner if they had the Latin
>name, and was told no, they didn't have it.  The only description I can give
>(from the catalog)is that they are "still uncommon in America, trailing or
>mounding, and 10-12" in height, and hundreds of small single blooms".  The
>variety name might be 'Mini Cascade'.  Does anyone know the Latin name?
>These are different from ivy-leafed varieties.  I know I'm not giving much
>to go on here as far as information.
>Laurie A.E. O'Meara
>Artist and Horticulturist
>Cape Cod, USA Zone 7

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