trimming hardy geraniums

finchelover(5b-6)July 17, 2012

i had trimmed some of my geraniums because they looked shraggedily and now they say they will look that way this time of year so should I trim them again

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gardengal48

Most hardy geraniums (cranesbills) can be sheared or cut back after their primary bloom flush. They will rapidly regrow a lush crop of new foliage and often rebloom. If you have already cut them back, there is no need to do so again.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2012 at 3:43PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
oliveoyl3

Some hardy geraniums are sprawling and work well weaving in among other plants. After cutting back they will regrow and be sprawling again when blooming.

    Bookmark   July 26, 2012 at 1:19PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
seeds from china fake or real?
I have been growing geranium from seeds for some time...
gonene1
Hardy Geranium help..
I am new to gardening in z8b Texas. I had a question...
pinkkpearls
Seed Geranium or Cutting for baskets
After growing several vegetables from seed I'm going...
obrionusa
Hardy Geraniums older thread.....
any additions of your favorites to this older thread: http://forums2.gardenweb.com/discussions/1632443/hardy-geraniums-revisited...
Patty57
Citaniila geraniums
im in need of some happy colored geraniums.. id like...
sewnmom7
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™