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Should I see leaves of Geranium Rozanne by now?

Hi there.  Last year in my border, I planted Geranium Rozanne.  It flowered nicely.  In late September we got a new dog and she's ran a bit amok in the border since her arrival.  (Border is now fenced off!).  As of yet, I can see no sign of Rozanne; no leaves, nothing.  Is it too early to be seeing them anyway, or has our dog put paid to my *ever* seeing them again?  Thank you in advance.  


  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 11,436
    Interesting that you ask that, linziejayne. I had 2 "Rozanne"  in a bed, the only thing that told me that they were there, were the labels. As l was planting in the area this morning, l dug around, but nothing was there. I don't have a dog, so l don't think you can blame her (this time ! :) ). I'll be interested to see if anyone else has the same problem, all my other hardy geraniums seem fine.
  • LG_LG_ Posts: 4,111
    Hmmm, my Rozanne isn't showing either...
    'If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.'
    - Cicero
  • raisingirlraisingirl Posts: 6,652
    Much too soon to give her up for dead, I'd say. Most of my hardy geraniums are showing new leaf now, Rozanne not a glimmer. She's usually at least a month to 6 weeks behind the others
    “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first” 
  • LG_LG_ Posts: 4,111
    That's interesting RG. I didn't notice a delay last year (not that I was looking for one), but I too have three other types of hardy geranium all leafy right now, but no Rozanne. 
    'If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.'
    - Cicero
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 83,923
    Mine are just (only just) beginning to appear ... in quite a sheltered spot where they’ve been getting a fair bit of sun lately. 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • LynLyn Posts: 21,937
    Mine are not showing yet either.
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Guernsey Donkey2Guernsey Donkey2 Posts: 6,713
    edited March 2019
    I have a geranium Himallyense (?) and have nothing showing yet.  In fact I did think that it may have died off after the hot dry summer of last year. A few other plants close by have also died. Did you water your Rozanne?
  • HazybHazyb Posts: 336
    Mine aren’t up either and we too had a new pup called Chloe who should have been called Chaos haha! 

    I was thinking she must have dug them up along along with my anemone wild swan. 
  • Papi JoPapi Jo Posts: 3,862
    No sign of G. Rozanne yet. Lazy boy! In my garden Geranium x ‘Orkney Cherry’ and G. Renardii keep their leaves all through winter and G. Psilostemon (Armenian cranesbill) has just appeared recently.
    That's why I usually mark the spot for G. Rozanne with bamboo sticks, as shown on this photo (taken in the autumn). Forgot to put those markers this time.

    You are invited to a virtual visit of my garden (in English or in French).
  • DampGardenManDampGardenMan Posts: 1,054
    Papi Jo said:
    In my garden Geranium x ‘Orkney Cherry’ and G. Renardii keep their leaves all through winter
    G. renardii is one of my favourites, but it never kept its leaves through the winter, indeed I frequently forgot where they were!

    G. phaeum is coming through strongly in what I'm hoping will be woodland beds eventually. And G. nodosum - I want the white form of that but I understand it's not as tough?

    So many hardy geraniums, so little time ...
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