GERANIUM phaeum 'Album'

Commonly known as Dusky cranesbill, Mourning widow

  • Deciduous
    7- or 9-lobed, soft green, basal leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long. Each lobe is itself shallowly lobed
  • White
  • 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. Flowers to 2.5cm (1in) 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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