- Height 14-16 Inches
- Width 14-16 Inches
- Use as a thriller when using in containers
- Intense salmon colored flowers & scalloped green foliage with bronzy ends!
- Growing Zones 9 - 11
Pelargonium Americana Salmon (Pelargonium zonale geranium) is an evergreen, tender perennial with large semi-double flowers of intense salmon color and scalloped green foliage with bronzy ends. It has a vigorous mounding habit growing 12 – 16 inches in height by a width of 14 – 18 inches, making it a perfect addition to both landscape beds and containers alike. Americana® Salmon blooms on medium sized plants in late spring through the first frost with intense, gorgeous color on a well-branched plant structure. These large flower clusters are truly some of the most beautiful blooms available today.
Pelargonium Americana Salomon is a drought tolerant annual, once established and has been shown to withstand wind, rain and heat better than other traditional geraniums. Large salmon flower heads are long lasting and will continue to bloom if deadheaded regularly. Use as a thriller or filler in combination container plantings or utilize in beds as borders, or in mass plantings in the landscape.
Americana Salmon Zonal Geranium Care
Americana Salomon will perform best in fertile, well drained, and neutral to alkaline soils with full to partial sunlight exposure. The maximum bloom performance can be achieved in full sun, average water and regular deadheading. Feed regularly with a balanced slow-release fertilizer in landscape beds or a liquid fertilizer every 2-4 weeks for container plantings. This extra work makes Americana Salomon a moderate maintenance plant. These geraniums are drought and heat tolerant once established.
Grown as an herbaceous annual in zones 9-11, Americana Salomon can be overwintered indoors. Place in a bright area and reduce watering significantly. Likely, will not bloom indoors. Gradually reintroduce outdoors in early spring. Plants grown in containers on patios should get full sun for best performance and for maximum bloom yields.
Americana Salmon Zonal Geranium Spacing
Plant 12 – 15 inches apart in containers. For garden beds and grown in mass, plants should be spaced approximately 14 - 16 inches apart. When grown in mass or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 15 inches apart.
Americana® Salmon Zonal Geranium Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11|
|Flower Color(s): Orange, Pink|
|Flower Description: Salmon|
|Bloom Period: Planting To Hard Frost|
|Foliage Color(s) Green|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 14-16 Inches|
|Spread: 14-16 Inches|
|Spacing: 14-16 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Use Types: Border Plant, Container, Landscape|
|Features: Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer|
|Scientific Name: Pelargonium zonale 'Salmon'|
|Common Name: Americana® Salmon Zonal Geranium|
|Other Name(s): Wildemalva|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Brand: Proven Selections|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.