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Re: "Alpine Geraniums"

  • Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] "Alpine Geraniums"
  • From: maria guzman <eulen@TAOSNET.COM>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 07:57:32 -0700

I haven't grown them myself but I was under the impression that there are
long cascading Balcons, an intermediate-length type, and a quite short one.
But perhaps the Balcons and the 'mini-cascades' are two different


>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.
>Brian Roth
>Western Oregon
>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.

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