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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 'Frank Headley'
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
Variegated Zonal pelargoniums are bushy evergreen perennials with fleshy stems, rounded, palmately lobed variegated leaves often zoned with maroon, and single or double flowers in shades of purple, red, pink, orange and white, from early to late summer
'Frank Headley' is a bushy plant to 30cm, with small, cream-variegated leaves and single, salmon-pink flowers in summer
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 fertile well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Remove spent flowers. To overwinter, grow small plants in late summer from cuttings or cut back old plants by one third and lift for storage in frost-free place to repot in spring when growth resumes
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
Generally trouble free
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