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The vibrant plants commonly called geraniums are actually pelargoniums. They are, however, related to true geraniums, which we also call cranesbills or wild geraniums. Despite their very different attributes, geraniums and pelargoniums belong to the same botanical family, Geraniaceae, and are among the world's most popular garden plants.
Garden expert John Feltwell discusses both members of this wide-ranging family, providing all the information gardeners need to choose, grow, propagate, and design with geraniums and pelargoniums.
More than 250 full color photographs illustrate their beauty and charm, and the extensive A-Z plant directory describes 328 plants in detail. The book also contains: descriptions of foliage and flowers for all varieties, such as wood and dusky cranesbills, zonals, ivies, Highfields, Stellars, Butes, Regals and many moretips on how to choose the right place for the right plantinstruction on growing and propagatinghow to deal with pests and diseasesmail-order sources.
A comprehensive guide to the botanical family Geraniaceae, annuals which include geraniums and pelargoniums. More than 250 full color photos, extensive plant directory of 328 plants, growing instructions, sources, and more.