Characteristics of the macranta geranium
Ideal for enhancing balconies and window sills by creating real hanging flower beds. These geraniums are easy to cultivate and with a few tricks we will see them grow quickly even up to sixty centimeters in height, as well as flourish again for four to five months a year.
This type of geraniums is native to South Africa and can be grown in greenhouses, in pots outside homes or even placed in the garden where the climate is rather mild, as in southern Italy or along the coasts. The geraniums that grow in the soil better withstand thermal and water stresses and parasitic infections, and they also reach more considerable dimensions.
The geranium macranta It is very popular and is also called geranium "fantasy", "five spots" or "butterfly" due to the shape of the inflorescences. Its slightly velvety flowers, simple or double, are showy and with bright colors, in shades of white, pink, red and lilac and also in orange, pink with red spots and lavender with dark spots. The leaves of this plant are scented, slightly curled up and with a toothed outline.
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