We are busy taking more cuttings here today at Cramden Nursery. Our stock plant of Pelargonium sidoides was still in flower. Just love these rich purple flowers with their metal grey green foliage, which have a pepery scent to them.
Pelargonium sidoides is one of Monty Dons favourite Pelargoniums. It is always very popular at Cramden Nursery too with our customers and staff alike. Beautiful, rich, small, single flowers of deepest plum held above gun metal rounded glaucous leaves, with a slight peppery scent to them. Makes a stunning display in a pot.
Adding scents to your pots. How about adding some Scented leaf Pelargoniums to your pots to add another dimension to your planting scheme. There are a wonderful selection of scents to choose from. How about a zesty orange scent of “Orange Fizz”, or a fresh citrus scent of “Citronella”. The traditional rose Geraniums scent of…
Introducing Beautiful Copthorne. With her lovely rich feathering/markings on the top petals of her pretty flowers. Flowers in abundance all summer long, with its sweet scented leaves, it makes a fantastic pot plant for the patio. Firm favourite among the staff here at Cramden Nursery.
Great to see Pelargoniums on TV last night, on BBC2s “The Great British Garden Revival”, Tom Hark Dyke did them proud. He looked as the miss naming of them as ‘Geraniums’, and the differences between them and true Hardy Geraniums ( aka Cranesbills). He planted a beautiful Victorian planter up with trailing Ivy leaf Pelargoniums, delicious…
Potting up Lavenders for next summer here at Cramden Nursery. Wow the green house smells beautiful and so very relaxing today.
Our pretty white stoechas (French) Lavender “Snowman” are in flower here at Cramden Nursery. Fantastic scented foliage on a compact plant, topped with these fresh white flowers. Beautiful.