Pelargonium 'Roller's Satinique' (U)
geranium 'Roller's Satinique'
'Roller's Satinique' is a spreading bushy plant to 50cm, with hairy, grey-green, palmately dissected leaves scented of eucalyptus, and clusters of small, dark-veined pink flowers
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
West–facing or South–facing
- Native to the UK
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
- Name status
- Horticultural Group
- Unique pelargoniums are shrubby perennials with often pungently scented, rounded, lobed or more deeply cut foliage and clusters of single, funnel-shaped white, pink, red, orange or purple flowers to 3cm across
How to grow
Grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Remove spent flowers. To overwinter, grow small plants in late summer from cuttings. See Pelargonium cultivation for further advice.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
Foot and root rots can be a problem in wet soils. Grey moulds are often troublesome in wet conditions. A virus can often be a problem where cultivars are maintained by cuttings. Pelargonium rust can be damaging to zonal pelargoniums and associated hybrids
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