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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
pelargonium 'Vancouver Centennial'
Geranium 'Vancouver Centennial' Pelargonium 'Canadian Centennial'
Pelargonium can be perennials, sub-shrubs or shrubs, sometimes succulent and mostly evergreen, with palmately lobed or pinnately divided leaves and clusters of slightly irregular, 5-petalled flowers
Coloured-leaved Dwarf Stellar pelargoniums are small-growing (usually to 20cm) Zonal types, with noteably-coloured small leaves with pointed lobes, and star-shaped single or double flowers
'Vancouver Centennial' is a compact plant to 25cm in height, with lobed, bronze and golden-brown leaves and clusters of orange-red flowers
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in neutral or alkaline, well-drained soil, prefers full sun but tolerate partial shade. Deadhead regularly. Rain may damage double-flowered varieties so grow these in pots underglass, for zonals suitable for bedding look for seed-raised F1s. See Pelargonium cultivation for further advice.
Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring, late summer and autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove spent flowers and trim as required
Pests Can get glasshouse whitefly, caterpillars, glasshouse leafhopper, aphids, vine weevil and root mealybugs
May be affected by a rust
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