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GERANIUM maderense

Commonly known as Cranesbill

Biennial with cerise pink flowers borne freely on wiry stems
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£14.50 each

Seeds may be available, check buying options below.
  • Evergreen
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - cerise pink
  • Height - 1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft)
  • Spread - 1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - robust perennial, usually short-lived. Short, erect stems bearing rosettes of deeply-toothed leaves to 60cm (24in) long. Flat flowers 4cm (1½in) across. Flowers have pale pink veins and dark magenta centres.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°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 - Madeira.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft)
 

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