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GERANIUM sanguineum 'Album'

Commonly known as Bloody cranesbill

White flowers over many weeks
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Stem leaves 2-10cm (2-4in) long are deeply cut into 5-7 sparsely toothed lobes, each with 3 segments. Has few basal leaves
  • White
  • Height
    30cm (12in)
  • Spread
    40cm (16in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Dense, clump forming perennial. Taller, more lax habit than sanguineum.
  • 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
    Form of the native. Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses and downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
    Place of origin
    Europe and northern Turkey.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    To 4cm (1½in) across, usually with notched petals
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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30cm (12in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  40cm (16in)
 

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