Pelargonium 'Candy Dancer'
geranium 'Lara Candy Dancer'
'Lara Candy Dancer' is a bushy plant to 35cm with small, deeply divided, fragrant leaves and small pale mauve flowers
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
Colour & scent
- Full sun
North–facing or West–facing or East–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
- Scented-leaved pelargoniums are evergreen shrubs or perennials with strongly aromatic foliage and small, single flowers in shades of pink, purple or white
How to grow
Under glass grow in a loam-less or loam-based potting compost in full light with shade from hot sun with good ventilation. When in growth water moderately and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser in spring and early summer. A high potash fertiliser should be used when in flower. Water sparingly in winter. Can be grown outside in frost-free areas in a fertile soil. See Pelargonium cultivation for further advice.
Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring, late summer or early autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
May be subject to grey moulds when grown under glass
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