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GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Commonly known as Balkan cranesbill


Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £10 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2020

 

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - lilac pink
  • Height - 50 cm (20in)
  • Spread - 60 cm (24in)
  • 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. - rhizomatous perennial. 7-lobed, glossy, light-green leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long, colouring well in autumn. Clusters of erect, flat flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across with slightly reflexed petals and prominent stamens.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - named for Danish/German plantsman Walter Ingwersen. Makes good groundcover in shade. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
  • Place of origin - southern Europe
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - - strongly aromatic.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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