In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Geranium Flower in 4 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Geranium Flower.
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How to Draw a Geranium Flower - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: In the first step draw the central part of the flower by drawing one large circles with smaller circles inside. Also add lines moving outward from the center.
Step 2: Then draw the petals like heart shapes all the way around the center.
Step 3: In this step draw the leaves which should be large and set to the bottom left of the flower. Each leaf three points and lines in the middle of them.
Step 4: In the last step draw the stem starting at the bottom of the flower and then connecting to the leaves.
Interesting Facts about Geraniums
Geraniums are common garden plants that can be potted for decoration. Geraniums grow naturally in Africa, but they have been introduced all over the world. They grow in bush green mounds with clusters of brightly colored flowers. Geraniums are usually part of a gardener’s first garden. They are usually bright red and used to attract hummingbirds. But Geraniums can be white, pink, blue, or purple. They can be as small as 6 inches tall or as big as 3 to 4 feet. Geraniums have been bred to smell of all sorts of things. They can smell like peppermint, lemons, roses, and even pineapple. Geraniums grow easily and are really tough, that is what makes them so popular with gardeners.
Did you know?
- Geranium oil is used in all sorts of cosmetics.
- Some Geraniums are bred so their scent keeps mosquitos away.
- Geraniums do have problems with bugs and fungi eating at their leaves.
- Geranium leaves can be used to make tea.
- The breed of Geranium that is bred to smell like roses is often used in cooking.
Activity: Grow some potted Geraniums with your class. Teach the kids how to water and care for a plant. Geraniums are very forgiving plants and they add a cheery vibe to a room.