Re: [IGSROBIN] P. ionidiflorum
Answers to questions.
It is very tough and long lived. Easily multiplied by cuttings.
Yes has been hybridized. We in Australia have two locally created
offspring. The one most common and has been around for some time is known
as Robiniflorum and a more recent introduction is Edwards Avenall Both of
these are even tougher than the species and flower allmost all year.
Geraniaceae is all around the World
> From: Andrew <awilson@FDA.NET>
> To: IGSROBIN@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU
> Subject: P. ionidiflorum
> Date: Monday, 14 December 1998 18:09
> Dear All,
> Earlier this year I bought a small plant of Pelargonium ionidiflorum. I
> told it was a summer flowering type. So, I planted it on a warm, sunny
> where it would receive drip irrigation once a week. That same plant has
> grown a lot in the poor sandy soil it sits in. However, it has not ceased
> bloom. This is mid-December and it is still flowering well. Indeed, after
> the recent rain and cold nights it has put on a new spurt of activity.
> one works overtime for me. I have done nothing for it except to provide
> water. How many plants can I say as much for? I have just two questions -
> it short lived and has it been crossed?
> San Diego, California