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Regal Elegance Rose Bicolor Geranium (Pelargonium 'Regal Elegance Rose Bicolor')
|Deciduous Perennial in the Geraniaceae Family|
These sweet-smelling plants aren’t as cold-hardy as say, well, Hardy Geraniums, but they’re plenty tough when it comes to hot, dry, sunny conditions. Their metaphorical roots are in South Africa, so it makes sense that these plants love a good heat wave.
Pelargoniums can act as annual garden bedding, small garden shrubs, or container plants and come in many fragrant varieties that scent the air with leaves reminiscent of lemon, mint, rose, and coconut.
These heat-loving parfumiers are also surprisingly resistant to common garden pests like earworms, cabbage worms, and Japanese beetles, so they make great friends to plants susceptible to such things; like corn, roses, grapes, and cabbage, to name a few.
Thrives in hot, sunny conditions
Excellent companion plant (plays well with others and repels common garden pests)
Needs to be planted annually
|Tags||Annual in Chicago, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Fillers, Good for Beginners, Rabbit Resistant, Repels Unwanted Insects, Showy Flowers, Tender Perennial, Tender Perennials|
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We try very hard to source exactly what you’d like, but sometimes growers run out of plants! While this variety is a great deal at the price shown, we know that it has limited availability. If you want the plant even if it might be more expensive, or in a different size or quantity -- after you place your order, just send us a quick note at firstname.lastname@example.org. Then, we’ll try to get you some version of this from one of our growers. And if we can’t get it from anywhere, of course, we’ll send a refund!
Plants which are well-adapted to our local climate are most often field-grown (outside). Field-grown plants are generally cheaper and have the advantage of already somewhat acclimated to our cold winters, but that means they’re not artificially far along in the spring and tend to bloom at the normal time in our area.
Spring annuals and tender perennials are typically grown in Greenhouses so they can be ready and luxurious exactly when customers want them. Some perennials are also “forced” into early bloom in greenhouses. In May, there can be a very big difference between field-grown and greenhouse-grown plants of the same type. The latter typically look good right away (so they’re a great choice where that’s important), but we typically pay a premium for it.
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To secure the best prices for club members and make sure we know the current plants available from each nursery, we take orders only a couple of times a month.
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We order from a rotating cast of the best nurseries in the Great Lakes region. It looks like we've offered this plant in the past, but the nurseries we're working with this week don't appear to have it in stock at the moment.
Our goal is to bring as many plants together under "one roof" as possible, so we'll try hard to make it available again in the future!