Pelargoniums, commonly known as geraniums, are a large, diverse group of flowering plants and evergreen perennials indigenous to Africa. Wisley gardens, which features many varieties of pelargoniums, is one of the sites featured on the Collette Vacations English garden tour.
Pelargonium 'Margaret Soley'
Pelargoniums are great for decorating edges along walks or paths.
Pelargonium 'Imperial Butterfly'
The large white blooms of 'Imperial Butterfly' also have a slight lemon scent.
Pelargonium 'Atomic Snowflake'
Some prefer to keep 'Atomic Snowflake' indoors so that its aromatic lemon fragrance is up close and personal.
This pelargonium cultivar with its deep red petals is great for seasonal bedding displays.
Pelargonium 'White Glory'
'White Glory' pelargonium has large clusters of big white flowers that make it suitable for a lush hanging basket or container.
Pelargonium 'Irene Toyon'
'Irene Toyon' features semi-double, intense crimson-scarlet flowers on a bushy plant.
Pelargonium 'Ann Hoystead'
'Ann Hoystead' pelargonium features large clusters of single deep red flowers. The upper petals are distinguished by their blackish markings.
Pelargonium 'Pink Aurora'
Though most often pelargoniums are grown as annuals, in zones 10-11 they are perennials. Pelargoniums can bloom indoors all year long if they have enough light.
Pelargonium 'Camphor Rose'
'Camphor Rose' has a bold scent of camphor and mint.
Pelargonium 'Ade's Elf'
Pelargoniums are the perfect houseplant and can even be grown during the winter season.
Pelargonium 'Unique Crimson'
The crimson-red fiery flower of 'Unique Crimson' loves hot weather and holds up well to dry conditions.
'Kimono' is a prolific flowerer whose blooms feature a splash of white and pink.