Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Pelargonium crispum 'Cy's Sunburst'

It's a lemon scented geranium of course; I love the species and this is even brighter. There's an irregular yellowish band around the perimeter of the leaves. It's a bit hard to see here. I think because the leaves are so chartreuse and the greenhouse environment softens them up a bit. Harsher conditions would make for better color definition! Still, it's a great plant, one of my favorite plants for a sunny windowsill in the winter but we haven't had one for years. I'm seriously contemplating drastically reducing the orchid population in the south window in favor of a few more gesneriads and some miscellaneous goodies. That might be a good chance to include a few scented geraniums. This would be one of them.

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