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Q.Geranium as ground cover

Zone 24 | margmarv added on July 9, 2012 | Answered

Have LARGE sloped hill covered with geranium. Will they have to be pruned back and thinned out for winter each year?

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Answered on July 16, 2012

If it is hardy geranium, then no, you will not need to do anything with them. If it is pelargonium (the tender perennial that is often referred to as geranium), then if you are in a zone where the plant survives year round, it will start to get leggy and woody after awhile and some pruning will help to keep it low growing and green.

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