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Geranium incanum

Cranesbill

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Features

  • BloomsApril to September
  • Height0.15m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourDeep pink
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Geranium incanum (Cranesbill). This is a tender species in a large family of plants. It will bear deep magenta blooms of notched dark-veined petals. The foliage will form a bushy mound of deeply divided leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Border, rock garden, ground cover, edging

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to trim your plant after flowering to promote good form and further blooming. Every second year in the early spring, prune your plant to the ground to maintain a neat appearance.

Propagation

You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer, or by seeds or division in the autumn or spring. The cultivars should be propagated by division or cuttings only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Vine weevil, slugs and mildew may be problematic.

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