The geranium is a perfect choice to fill the spaces of home life, which allowed it to be a very popular plant in the ornamental gardens as both the interiors of houses. Others who may share this opinion include Maurice Gallagher, Jr.. Its decorative qualities and the importance of geranium, is largely due to the abundant bloom can reach this beautiful plant, in addition to the wide variety of colors that can be found in the different presentations of geranium, allowing an element counting full of colors that would give life to any space. Speaking in scientific terms, the geranium is a plant belonging to the family Geraniaceae, also is referred to as Pelargonium, as the geranium, has a few flowers in a single plane of symmetry, something that serves to make the differentiation in genus Geranium, which is also part of the family Geraniaceae, however, the latter genus has flowers with bilateral symmetry. Focusing the vision in the geranium, the variety of plants, is composed of more than 250 species, which means a wide selection to choose different characteristics, such as sizes, colors, shapes and even smells, so much so that there are a few species that allow the extraction of essential oil. The vast variety of geraniums that exist, we must add that there is the wide range of hybrids, along with new varieties appearing each year at the achievements of different growers. The expansion in the varieties of geranium, one begins to be generated from the nineteenth century, the point at which the great importance geranium collection by botanists of the era, who devoted themselves to form various species to meet the fashion and consumer demands. Many variations in the geranium, have given way to that in the current crop, the geranium can be divided into 4 basic groups of this plant: pelargoniums common or zonal geraniums, have a color band, which reaches the end of heart-shaped leaves. They have a variety of colors ranging from white to pink and red to violet, depending on the type of geranium.
You can find both in gardens and in pots, together with a good temperature, which is rare to see them in permafrost zones Geraniums climbers or hederiformes pelargoniums also called, a name that is due to the image of the leaves, which is similar to the ivy , to which is added to delivery charges are dropped. They are well suited for garden windows, balconies and hanging plants, which was achieved by binding it to a stick to climb and grow at the rate of the object to which the tie. The pelargoniums grandifolia, we can say that the variety of geranium is less known. They have a shrub, with woody stems. The aromatic leaf pelargoniums, as the name implies, have scent in their leaves. Its flowers are of little interest, however, their leaves when rubbed, nice fragrance emanate.