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sloppy Johnson's Blue

Posted by linnea56 z5 IL (My Page) on
Wed, May 24, 06 at 21:15

I love the color on my 2 Johnson's Blue geraniums, and am used to them flopping after bloom. This year they are flopping before they bloom! The flower heads are there but only 1 or 2 have opened yet. Is there any way I can stop them from doing this? They are covering adjacent plants. Obviously I can't shear them now. Last year I sort of pushed them together with stakes but it didn't look very nice. There are peony cages but they are too wide and tall for these.

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RE: sloppy Johnson's Blue

I cut down a tomato cage and used the top section for Johnsons blue. It works great.

RE: sloppy Johnson's Blue

I grow mine between hostas and geranium sanguineum 'Album'.It starts blooming about the same time the Johnson's Blue is finished and I cut them back. This has eliminated the need for staking by giving them something to lean on.

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