Geranium Calliope ‘Big Red’
Australia’s first true deep red geranium, Big Red produces an immense display of large deep red flowers from spring to autumn. To compliment the large rich blooms the dark green foliage highlights the flowers. Heat and drought tolerant once established, Big red is beautiful, eye catching, and versatile all in one plant.
Flowering: Spring to Autumn
Position: Full sun, part shade.
Location: Idea for containers, garden beds, hanging baskets, landscaping, cottage gardens.
Durability: Highly drought tolerant once established.
Care: Prefers a well-drained soil. Water regularly until established, Apply slow release fertilizer in spring. Remove dead flowers to encourage new blooms. Prune in late autumn before frosts to maintain bushy habit.
For cuttings you will receive:
-3 x healthy cuttings (no roots) that will strike easily once planted. Advantages are you get 3 plants in 1.
For tube stock you will receive:
-1 x younger rooted cutting, roots and any soil attached wrapped in moist netting for protection during travel. Advantages are roots are already starting to develop so usually settles into new ground easy and takes up minimal room with packaging. Cheaper than more advanced established potted plants.
For Potted plants you will receive:
-1 x Plant in a lightweight flexible pot as described. These pots are used to save freight costs and ease of packaging (round pots don’t fit well in in square boxes). This pot’s function is meant to be a temporary home but will do quite nicely until they are acclimatized and you are ready to plant into more stable potting. No need to re-pot immediately saving plant stress!
Cannot post to NT, WA or TAS due to quarantine restrictions.
A tracking number will also be supplied also so you can follow your order in transit!
Shipping, packing and handling times
Due to handling times and to avoid delays in shipping please place orders before the following cut off times:
Qld – Orders have to be packaged Sunday evening for same week delivery, for orders received after 5pm Sunday item will be packaged the following Sunday.
SA, NSW & Vic – Orders have to be packaged Sun/Mon for same week delivery, orders received after 5pm Monday will be packaged the following Sunday/Monday.
All plants come with a 100% money back or replacement guarantee if it does not arrive in excellent condition. For refunds and replacements contact must be made no later than 48 hours after delivery of goods with photo verification of the damaged plants. All requests after 48 hours of delivery are subject to plants being in environmental conditions beyond our control and will not be replaced or refunded.