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GERANIUM himalayense

Commonly known as Cranesbill

(grandiflorum) - violet-blue flowers
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £10 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Deciduous - 7-lobed, prominently veined basal leaves 5-20cm (2-8in) long, with broad, blunt-toothed lobes
  • Blue - violet blue, touched with reddish pink. White centres
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured - veined
  • Height - 30-45cm (12-18in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous, mat-forming perennial. Produces flowers in loose cymes in a main flush in early summer then, spasmodically, to early autumn. Leaves colour well in autumn
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - makes good ground cover even in shade. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, slugs, snails, viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
  • Place of origin - Himalayas
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped - - 4-6cm (1½-2½in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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30-45cm (12-18in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  60cm (24in)
 

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