Re: [IGSROBIN] Geranium Article Alert!! - from the article's author!
I'm the author of this article in BBC Gardener's World magazine about which
Cindi enthuses so appreciatively - I'm glad you like it. Unfortunately I
can't tell you the name of the cultivar on the cover but I've today emailed
the magazine to ask them. And just to clarify what Cindi said, I wrote the
words but did not take the pictures.
Most of the pictures were taken at Fir Trees Pelargonium Nursery - who have
a website at http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~firtre/
You may also like to know that there's an increasing amount of information
on seed-raised "geraniums" on my website at http://discoveringannuals.com.
For the geranium pages start at
I'm usually pretty quiet on this list (I've been building the website) but
it's a great way of keeping touch with what's interesting geranium people
around the world.
>The February, 1999, issue of BBC GARDENERS' WORLD has an eight page (and cover
>picture!) feature entitled "The Great Geranium Guide" with gloriously
>brilliant colored photos by Graham Rice. Wonderful pictures and great text --
>well worth a special trip to the bookstore to obtain a copy.
>The price is 2.3 pounds which is $6.75 US dollars. I bought my copy at the
>Borders Bookstore yesterday.
>My question is, what is the cultivar on the cover with burgundy uppers and
>white lowers? It looks to be an angel, but it doesn't match up with any in my