Re: "Alpine Geraniums"
- Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] "Alpine Geraniums"
- From: Brian Roth <sevenmi@DNC.NET>
- Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 23:58:22 -0800
In my experience, the Balcon series are very much long and trailing,
with long internodes. The mini-cascades are a commercially
propagated series, that are more bushy and upright, and very floriferous.
maria guzman wrote:
> 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'
> search page.)
>> 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