Pelargonium ‘Frank Headley’

Pelargonium (Zonal Group) ‘Frank Headley’

Geranium

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

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Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Pelargonium (Zonal Group) 'Frank Headley'
  • Common name: Geranium
  • Family: Geraniaceae
  • Plant Type: Conservatory, Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Confusingly known as geraniums, pelargoniums are in the same plant family as hardy geraniums, but fall into a different genus and bear no resemblance to them at all. They are normally grown as annual bedding plants although they can be overwintered indoors, and are prized for their bright summer flowers and attractive, often fragrant, foliage.

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Pelargoniums come in a variety of forms, and most belong to one of the following horticultural groups: Angel, Ivy-leaved, Regal, Scented-leaved, Unique and Zonal. All thrive in full sun and do best when grown in a sheltered, sunny spot. They make the perfect plants for growing in containers on the patio, especially as they are frost tender and require bringing indoors over winter.

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Pelargonium ‘Frank Headley’ is a reliable old fancy-leaved pelargonium, with pink flowers contrasting silvery green, variegated foliage.

How to grow Pelargonium 'Frank Headley'

  • Plant size

    45cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Pelargonium 'Frank Headley' and wildlife

Pelargonium 'Frank Headley' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Pelargonium 'Frank Headley' poisonous?

Pelargonium 'Frank Headley' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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