Confused about Martha Washington geranium

ellenr22May 1, 2010

I've been researching, and I am still confused.

When I bought it I put it in my garden where it gets full sun. The tag said 6 hours of sun.

My garden is sun from sunrise to sunset.

Then a Master Gardener friend told me this geranium likes shade in the middle of the day.

Then another professional botanist said, no - sun is fine.

At the moment it's looking a little peaked.

I'm thinking I could move it to my home garden, where it would get morning sun and sun until mid-afternoon, then dappled shade.

And it would dress up a dreary corner.

Any advice?

Thank you,

ellen

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witchsbrew(7 NC)

It has been my experience with Martha that she does like afternoon shade(as most of my ivy and scented geraniums). Yes I'm a Master Gardener.
Hope this helps.
Lisa

    Bookmark   May 3, 2010 at 12:49AM
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