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Confused about Martha Washington geranium

Posted by ellenr z6 NJ (My Page) on
Sat, May 1, 10 at 14:51

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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RE: Confused about Martha Washington geranium

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


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