Geraniums are not hydrangeas. They look very similar, but in fact there are obvious differences. Also growing in the wild, geraniums are shorter than hydrangeas. In the shape of the plant, the geranium leaves are cracked, the petals are covered with fluff, and the hydrangea is not. Geraniums bloom earlier than hydrangeas, and their colors are more abundant than hydrangeas.
Hydrangea is a hydrangea of the Hydrangeae subfamily. It is a shrub plant and needs to be trimmed during vigorous growth. Hydrangea is a short-day plant that loves moisture and fat, is afraid of drying, and is not cold-resistant. It is suitable for growing in warm, humid and cool climates. Originally grown in the Sichuan and coastal areas of China and Japan, it was later introduced to other countries.
Geranium is a perennial herb of the genus Geranium, which is a succulent, shrub or subshrub plant, and needs to be trimmed during vigorous growth. Plants like light, cold tolerance, drought resistance, and fear of flooding. They are suitable for growing in a warm, dry, cool and ventilated climate. They were originally grown in southern Africa and have been cultivated around the world.
Geranium and hydrangea are similar, but there are some differences. In height, geraniums are relatively short, ranging from 0.3 to 0.6 meters in height, and hydrangeas are taller, with an average height of 1 to 4 meters. However, according to the situation, the height of wild plants is higher. If it is planted in pots, the growth of geraniums and hydrangeas is limited by the environmental climate, and the heights are not much different.
Pelargonium's leaves are round, with smooth edges and corrugated cracks, covered with fluff. The flowers are rich in color, with solid colors and variegated colors. Each small flower has five petals, and the flowering period is from May to July. The leaves of the hydrangea are oval, the edges of the leaves are tooth-shaped, the surface is smooth, and the petals are pure. Each small flower has 4 petals, and the flowering period is from June to August.