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Pelargonium shrubs

Pelargonium shrubsThe shrubby kinds of the Pelargonium will grow well in any rich soil; loam and decayed leaves form a good compost for them. They require good drainage and plenty of air and light while in a vigorous state.

Cuttings root readily in either soil or sand, especially if placed under glass. Most of the hard-wooded varieties are more easily increased by cuttings from the roots. The tuberous-rooted ones of the Pelargonium should be kept quite dry while dormant, and may be increased by small off-sets from the roots.