Calliope® Lavender Rose Geranium Plants
Semi-trailing, Semi-mounding Habit!
A Breeding Breakthrough!
Plant Patent23,404. Cultivar name: 'PEQZ0002'
You simply won't believe the color show Calliope® has in store for you! This revolutionary Geranium is a breeding breakthrough, with fantastic flowering all summer long, better tolerance of heat and drought than older varieties, and a versatile semi-trailing, mounding habit! Whether you're an old hand at Pelargonium or a novice to this wonderful annual, you've got to give Calliope® a whirl this season!
Calliope® is a cross of ivy-leaved types, which are trailers most often used in hanging baskets and windowboxes, and zonal types, which are mounders more frequently found in planters and flowerpots. It reaches 12 to 14 inches high and can spread (or trail!) up to 20 inches. The foliage is bright green, and the flowers are a unique shade of fuchsia. They're nothing short of eye-catching from way across the garden.
Best of all, Calliope® begins flowering in late spring or early summer and keeps on going, right through the hottest, driest weather when other Pelargoniums rest. You will be amazed at its resilience. It never needs deadheading to continue tossing up new blooms for months!
Calliope® also does a great job of bouncing back from rain, which is a real boon in climates where late-afternoon thunderstorms are a daily occurrence all summer long. The foliage stays fresh and pretty, the blooms remain full, and the plant looks as good in late August as it did in May!
This Geranium is going to be your pride and joy all season long, so get those containers ready for some spectacular color! Pack of 6 plants.
Garden Fresh Express Shipping at No Extra ChargeWhen it's time for your plants to make their journey from our greenhouses to your doorstep, we take no chances with their health. Every plant receives Express (2-day) shipping at the more economical standard shipping rates, so that it arrives promptly, without enduring delays along the way.
The Best Annual Plants come from Jackson & Perkins!
From patio tomatoes and sun-tolerant Impatiens to spreading Petunias, Jackson & Perkins is proud to offer a complete selection of flowering and vegetable plants of every description. We use the term ‘annuals’ to include tender perennials (half-hardy annuals) and tropicals, so some of the plants offered in this group will even return for several seasons of beauty in warm climates! Grown carefully, shipped quickly and safely, and ready to transplant easily into your garden or containers, our annual plants are the very best you will find. Your garden deserves nothing less!
The Perfect Pot for the Perfect Plant
This season you will find annual plants offered in one of two forms: either individually in larger pots or collectively in 6-packs.
Some plants are especially large and require individual pots, such as Angel’s Trumpets and Corkscrew Vines. But wherever possible, we have opted for 6-pack form, because it is so economical, allowing you to purchase more of the plants you love. And because they are packaged in biodegradable Elle Pots, there is no packaging waste—only healthy, strong root systems!
Elle Pots are actually fabric sleeves that allow air, light, and even plant roots to penetrate, maximizing the growth potential of your young plants. Each Elle Pot is 2 inches long, 2 ½ inches wide, and 3 inches deep. When you order a 6-pack, you receive six Elle Pots in a unit 7 inches long, 5 inches wide, and 3 inches deep.
You will find our Petunia, Calibrachoa, Coleus, Impatiens, Dahlia, Lisianthus, Geranium, Lantana, Mandevilla, Sweet Potato Vine, Dichondra, Persian Shield, Begonia, and every vegetable—Tomatoes, Eggplants, Peppers, and even Strawberries—sold in 6-pack Elle Pots.
The Best Plants Grow in the Best "Soil",
To get our annual plants off to the best possible start, our flowering and vegetable seedlings are grown in a custom blend of media that encourages quicker rooting, better branching, and more vigorous growth. A scientific approach to pH balance, plus the best environmental controls in our greenhouses, produces better root development and water uptake. The soilless media we use to prepare our plants for transplant into your garden or container ensures that they are healthy, robust, and ready to establish.
The Shipping’s a Breeze!
Our Garden Fresh Express Shipping ensures that every annual plant spends the minimum amount of time en route to your garden. We ship only by Express (2-day) shipping, yet you pay the more economical standard shipping rates! It’s a win/win: we know that our plants go from greenhouse to garden promptly and safely, and you know that you’re getting quality plants delivered to your door in premium conditions at a bargain price!
And for Peace of Mind . . . Our Guarantee of Satisfaction!
Here at Jackson & Perkins, we live by our good name. We have been delighting American gardeners for decades with the highest-quality roses, annual plants, and garden gifts, and we want you to be thoroughly satisfied with every item you receive from us.
However, sometimes Mother Nature has other plans. In those cases—when a plant does not arrive in peak condition or perform as promised—Jackson & Perkins’s Product Guarantee goes into effect:
Happy gardening from your friends at Jackson & Perkins!