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GERANIUM phaeum

Commonly known as Dusky cranesbill, Mourning widow

White centred purple-black, maroon or violet-blue flowers
Further Reading....

  • Brown or black - purple black
  • White - white centres
  • Height - 80cm (32in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming perennial. 7- or 9-lobed soft-green, basal leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long, often with purplish-brown marks. Pendent flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across with reflexed petals.
  • 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 - good in damp shade. Wildlife plant - insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
  • Place of origin - central, southern and southeastern Europe to Russia.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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80cm (32in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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Commonly known as: Dusky cranesbill, Mourning widow.
Pure white
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