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Geranium platypetalum

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Plant Size
20cm × 50cm × 5

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Common names



Geranium platypetalum (Cranesbill). This perennial clump forming species will produce medium green palmately lobed leaves. The flowers are deep purple blue clusters blooming in the summer.


When grown outdoors grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil with full sun. When grown under glass use a loam-based compost.

Interest and use

Grown for their attractive flowers and often as ground cover. Compact species are suitable for rock gardens. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Geranium platypetalum | Culmstock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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Culmstock, Cullompton, Devon, EX15
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    Interested in swapping practically anything that isn't invasive! Extension in the new year means I have various stuff free or to swap to anyone who wants to come and dig it up:
    Yellow queen? Helenium ; purple geranium; blue spring iris; acanthus; pink single anemone japonica
    Also interested in seed swapping, taking cuttings and fruit/ veg gluts in season.

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