Pelargonium Cumbanita Series Plant Patent Applied ForItem #30450 USDA Hardiness Zone: 10 - 11
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Wonderfully vibrant color in the form of large, double flowers on a mound of lush, deeply lobed foliage. Vigorous grower that withstands summer heat and performs all season. Tolerant of humidity. Thrives in full sun but benefits from some shade in hottest regions. Generally an annual, grows as a perennial in mild winter areas.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:pe-lar-GO-nee-umDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth habit:Mounding, SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Grows to 12 to 18 in. tall and 12 to 24 in. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Late Spring to FallFlower color:MulticoloredPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
- CareCare InformationPrefers organically rich, well-drained soil. Performs best with moderate water; tolerates some drought if planted in good quality soil and provided with part shade in hottest regions. Clip spent blooms to promote continued bloom. Trim mid-season to re-shape and rejuvenate. Feed every two weeks.Light Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:Cumbanita is a interspecific geranium hybrid recently introduced by Dummen Orange as part of the RED FOX collection. The Cumbanita has been noted for excellence in uniformity, flowers, and growth within the industry. Cumbanita Deep Rose was recognized as Best of Trial in 2013 Landisville Variety Trials at SEAREC.