Pelargonium: maintenance tips

A long-blooming ornamental plant with colourful flowers on a slender stem and dark green foliage.

Maintenance tips: GeraniumMaintenance tips: Geranium

Common name: Geranium


Prefers full exposure to sun. Tolerates half-shade, but foliage will be less dense.


Water regularly when the soil dries out, without soaking it.


Plant in containers or flower beds in potting soil or rich, well-drained soil.


At planting, fertilize with a slow-release fertilizer. During the summer, fertilize every 2 weeks with a water-soluble flowering plant fertilizer.

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Image for informational purposes only. Size, colour and variety of plants shown may vary from store to store. The information in this article is intended as a guide only and may not apply to certain situations. If you have any questions, contact a Potvin & Bouchard expert in your area.