Tag Archives: Geranium ‘Dragon Heart’

what am I missing?

August 2013 I’m happy with the garden this summer, and there’s not much I would change, other than doubling its size if I could. And if I could, then I’d find a spot again for Persicaria amplexicaulis. It loves the … Continue reading

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ghosts of gardens past

Cleaning out old photo albums releases lots of ghosts of gardens past. Do I feel guilty and as greedy as Scrooge over all the plants that have come and gone? Not a bit. I do notice that I’ve become more … Continue reading

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Occasional Daily Weather Report 5/18/11

A late-season storm unexpectedly watered the garden for me the past couple nights. In mid-May, this is a huge help. Such a boost to plants budding up for summer, like this Geranium ‘Dragon Heart.’* For this storm to reach us, … Continue reading

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Summer Tryouts – Geranium ‘Dragon Heart’

Hybridized by Alan Bremner of Scotland, a hybrid of the Armenian cranesbill, Geranium psilostemon, which in itself is a big plant, if of abbreviated bloom duration according to the books. I’ve never grown the species. The selections generally tend toward … Continue reading

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