Becky Fox Matthews, Tennessee

luscious geranium!

March 11, 2009
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Categories: General, Non-Daffodil

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I just had to share this geranium I saw in a greenhouse at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens yesterday. They’ve had it for years, no name, but what a gorgeous plant!
Becky

5 responses to “luscious geranium!”

  1. Tony James says:

    Becky,
    The pelargonium you pictured looks very like Mrs Henry Cox. Certainly the foliage is very similar, I just can’t remember the flower colour.
    Tony

  2. Donna Dietsch says:
    Google lists it as Mr. Henry Cox, but with no picture of the bloom but the leaf is exactly the same, so you must be right.  No source I could find for it.
    Now if Cheekwood would propagate it  and put it on sale, we could have a plant of it.  Becky, you could tell them the name and see if they would do that.
    Donna

  3. Donna Dietsch says:
    Ok, so now we have three names for this flower – Mrs. Cox, Mrs. Henry Cox and Mr. Henry Cox.  Wonder which one is right.  They all look the same.
    Donna

  4. Brian Duncan, Northern Ireland Brian Duncan says:

    Donna,
    The RHS Encyclopedia of House Plants pictures and records it as Mr Henry Cox. Probably right. i used to grow it – it’s a famous oldie.
    Brian