GERANIUM 'Johnson's Blue'

Commonly known as Cranesbill

  • Deciduous
    7-lobed basal leaves 5-20cm (2-8in) long, each lobe itself lobed and toothed
  • Blue
  • Height
    30-45cm (12-18in)
  • Spread
    60-75cm (24-30in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous, spreading perennial forming a dense mat. Produces flowers in loose cymes
  • 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 sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Saucer-shaped
    5cm (2in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
30-45cm (12-18in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  60-75cm (24-30in)
 

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