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Suggest me a pelargonium alternative!

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Fucksandflowers Sat 12-Oct-19 11:48:27

I have the most gorgeous shocking pink specimen but I'd prefer something that's also pollinator friendly really if something similar exists - shocking pink flowers, less than 30cm height, preferably hardy.

It's the only plant apart from a rose bush I have in my garden that isn't known for attracting pollinating insects.

MereDintofPandiculation Sun 13-Oct-19 09:07:46

Knautia macedonica is very pollinator friendly, but a bit too tall. Geranium sanguineum is a british native so it and its garden varieties should be good for pollinators. Geranium endressii is a european geranium with brighter pink flowers.

Pelargonium is insect pollinated, so if you get a single variety not a double flowered one it should be OK.

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