Looking to add a pop of color to your garden? Consider pink geraniums!
With their vibrant hues and easy-to-care-for nature, these stunning blooms are a must-have for any gardening enthusiast.
In this blog post, we'll explore 15 different varieties of pink geraniums, each with their own unique characteristics and beauty.
From delicate pastels to bold, bright pinks, there's a shade to suit every taste and style. Check out the list below and discover the perfect pink geranium for your garden!
1. Mini-Cascade Pink Ivy
This variety of geranium has a trailing habit of growth, which cascades beautifully out of containers and hanging baskets.
It has abundant clusters of petite, salmon pink, 5 petaled flowers growing from beautiful lean green stems.
Mini-Cascade Pink Ivy can reach 18 inches in height and spreads over one foot.
It loves the heat and full sun exposure. Butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to this plant, bringing pollinators to the area.
It is low maintenance and provides a plentiful amount of showy flowers over the course of the summer. Be mindful as to how much you water this plant as it is prone to root rot.
2. Great Balls of Fire Pink
Featuring profuse vibrant pink blooms, this variety of geranium looks great hanging in baskets or spilling out of containers.
The clusters of slightly aromatic flowers bloom from late spring to early fall and grow on the end of stems that protrude from the plant.
Its multi-lobed leaves remain green year-round. It has a trailing habit of growth, reaching a height and spread up to 18 inches.
Deadheading this geranium ensures more blooms in the future and a healthier plant.
3. Contessa Pink
This plant produces large, semi-double pink flowers that sit atop glossy, green, ivy shaped leaves. The blooms last from late spring until late summer, about 5 months.
It has a semi-trailing habit of growth and will reach a height between 10 and 12 inches and spread up to 13 inches.
The Contessa Pink can endure periods of drought. In order to maintain an optimal level of health, monthly fertilization is recommended.
4. Blizzard Pink
With an ivy trailing habit of growth, this variety can reach a height of 14 inches and a width between 20 and 24 inches. It is known for its strong vigor and branching habit.
This plant produces vibrant, hot pink 5 petaled blooms that grow in small clusters on 4-6 inch stems.
Its blooms are extravagant in the summer months. The ivy-like leaves have rounded lobes and are green and shiny.
The Blizzard Pink can withstand periods of drought and extended periods of heat.
5. Pinto Pink
This variety of geranium features large, bright pink blooms that contrast with its dark green scalloped foliage.
The enormous clustered flower head spans out to 6 inches wide and the center of each individual blooms has streaks of white.
Blooms last from late spring until early fall. It has a zonal, upright habit of growth.
The Pinto Pink reaches a height between 12 and 16 inches and a width between 10 and 12 inches.
This variety performs best in well-draining soil and full to partial sun exposure.
6. Americana Light Pink Splash
This zonal geranium has flower heads that appear fluffy. Its blooms are bi-colored and transition from pale pink to dark, reddish pink in the center.
The large clustered flower heads can span 4 to 5 inches across. Blooms look extra showy when contrasted with the scalloped dark green foliage.
It can reach between 12 and 16 inches in height and spread out 16 inches.
This plant attracts pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds and deters animals such as deer and rabbits.
7. Patriot Bright Pink
This variety of geranium has large, vibrant, pink blossoms. Its flower clusters appear light and frilly in their growth.
Its blooms appear in the early summer and last throughout the fall. The foliage color ranges from medium green to dark green.
This plant has a zonal, upright habit of growth and can reach 18 inches in height and spread 24 inches in width.
The Patriot Bright Pink is one of the most vigorous varieties of geraniums. It attracts hummingbirds and butterflies and resists animals like deer and rabbits.
This variety of geranium features clusters of beautiful pastel pink, semi double flowers that complement the plant's dark green foliage.
The season long blooms last from the spring to the fall. It has a zonal upright habit of growth, reaching between 12 and 14 inches in height.
The Appleblossom can withstand periods of drought as well as periods of extreme heat. Pollinators such as bees and hummingbirds are attracted to this plant.
Though this geranium is very low maintenance, deadheading the plant each year will help promote abundant future growth of the blooms.
9. Wargrave Pink
This variety of geranium is very vigorous and hardy, making it a reliable, low maintenance plant.
It has bicolor flowers, pale pink petals streaked with veins of dark pink emanating from the center.
The blooms only measure 1 inch across, but they grow abundantly and last from late spring until early fall. The foliage is lobed and medium green.
The Wargrave Pink is compact yet bushy, having a creeping mounding habit of growth. It can reach 18 to 24 inches in height as well as spreading width.
This plant grows low to the ground, having a creeping, mounding habit of growth reaching 10 inches in height and spreading out to 2 feet.
It features rounded, pastel pink flowers with dark pink veins running through each petal.
It shows off its blooms from March until October. The plant has dark green, deeply lobed, palmate foliage that turns brilliant orange and red in the fall.
The Lancastriense performs best in average moist, well-draining soil but once it has been established, it can tolerate drought conditions.
11. Allure Pink Picotee
The Allure Pink Picotee is a standout variety of geranium, mirroring the aesthetics of hydrangeas with its large, tight clusters of pale pink flowers.
Each individual bloom showcases an intriguing play of colors with streaks of different shades of pink that make the plant appear almost radiant.
Capable of growing up to 18 inches in height, the Allure Pink Picotee is as robust as it is beautiful.
It thrives best in full sun to part shade, and its eye-catching flowers tend to attract pollinators, enhancing the biodiversity in your garden.
12. Spirit Pink
The Spirit Pink geranium is a delicate and graceful variety. It's known for its clusters of soft, pink blooms, each having a distinctive pale pinkish-white center.
Unlike other geraniums, there are no visible veins on its petals, giving the flower a smoother and cleaner look.
This variety of geranium prefers sunny locations but can also grow well in partially shaded areas.
The Spirit Pink is often chosen for its low maintenance needs and the gentle, calming hue of its blooms.
Embodying the elegance and sophistication of rococo art in its blooms, the Rococoic geranium offers a fresh, light pink color palette and an intricate rose-like structure.
This plant's blooms are complemented by light green, fuzzy foliage that adds an interesting texture to the overall appearance of the plant.
The Rococoic geranium thrives in well-drained soil and moderate to bright light conditions.
It's a charming addition to any garden, particularly for those looking to create a romantic, vintage ambiance.
14. Quicksilver Pink
The Quicksilver Pink geranium variety distinguishes itself with its fewer but significantly larger petals than other geraniums.
Exhibiting a light pink hue, these large petals possess darker pink veins, making them a standout addition to any floral arrangement. The blooms grow in smaller, showy clusters that are highly ornamental.
The Quicksilver Pink geranium is a resilient plant, capable of withstanding various weather conditions, making it an ideal choice for beginner gardeners.
It prefers full sun but can also tolerate partial shade, ensuring a beautiful bloom season.
This variety of geranium grows in a mound ranging from 9 to 12 inches in height and can spread as much as 2 feet in width. The Striatum is one of the most common varieties grown in the US.
The medium green foliage is deeply lobed and palmate and turns brilliant shades of orange and red in the fall.
Its solitary blooms span 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter and feature wide pink petals with magenta veins running through them.
The flowers are most seen in the summer months of May and June. This variety is hardy and can withstand both temperatures in the summer and winter.
There's a Pink Geranium to Fit Any Aesthetic
Adding these beautiful geraniums to your garden will not only inject a gorgeous splash of color, but it will also provide a rewarding gardening experience as you watch them bloom and flourish.
With their easy care requirements and resilience to varying weather conditions, geraniums make an excellent choice for both beginner gardeners and seasoned experts.
We hope that this guide has inspired you to explore the world of pink geraniums further, adding joy and beauty to your outdoor (or indoor) spaces.
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