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Geranium ‘Orkney Cherry’

Geranium = ‘Orkney Cherry’

Geranium x antipodeum ‘Orkney Cherry’ is a hardy Geranium selected for its floriferousness and long bloom period, it begins flowering in early summer until the first severe cold snap! Flowering increases throughout the season and by mid-summer is crowded with small rosy blooms. Foliage is an attractive bronzy-green, which makes an excellent backdrop to the vivid pink flowers. Hardy geraniums are a mainstay in the garden. Heavy blooming and low maintenance make this a great Geranium to add to your line up. ‘Orkney Cherry’ is excellent in borders, rockeries, window boxes, baskets, and containers. Good impulse sales, great garden performance.

Origin: Scotland

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zones 5-9 (-20°F or -28°C)
  • Tidy compact mounding habit
  • Long blooming season

Patent Status: PP 18,263

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 5 - 9
Height: 8 to 12-inches
20 to 30-centimeters
Spread: 18 to 24-inches
46 to 61-centimeters
Seasons: Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Purple-pink
Foliage Colors: Bronze
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-mounded
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Ground cover, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: PP 18,263
Origin: Scotland

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
1-gallon: 10 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp
3-gallon: 16 to 18-weeks with 1 ppp