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Pelargonium hybrida Caliente Red

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pelargonium hybrida Caliente Red Geranium,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Upright

Attractive, small, hardy perennial. Pelargonium's are suitable for gardens all over Australia. Flowers throughout the warmer months with round-like blooms. Dense foliage is mid-green and has a compact upright habit. Great for containers or plant in a garden bed for a stunning splash of colour. 'Caliente Red' features true red single flowers.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Geraniaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High