Saturday 23 February 2013

Dibbinsdale - Dwarf zonal pelargonium

Dwarf Zonal pelargonium "Dibbinsdale"

Hybridised by Ken Lea, UK, "Dibbinsdale" was introduced about 1962.   "Dibbinsdale" is a beautiful dwarf zonal pelargonium with double deep pink flowers.    One of my favourites, although not in my collection now.

Dwarf Zonal pelargonium "Dibbinsdale

I’ve been taking a few more cuttings – mostly Angels as they are growing away nicely just now in the greenhouse.  Sadly, not all, but a lot of the cuttings I took just earlier in the year did not root at all, although oddly they looked OK, but on close inspection the stems in the plugs were beginning to rot.  Although they were in the heated propagator, I think it was just too cold at night and too warm during the day in the conservatory, even with the heat off.   At this time of year, cuttings can be a tricky business.     

1 comment:

  1. Ma śliczne kwiatki i mam nadzieję, że sadzonki przeżyją. Pozdrawiam.
    It has beautiful flowers and I hope that the plants will survive. Yours.


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