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GERANIUM

Commonly known as Meadow cranesbill

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Genus of about 300 species of annuals, perennials and herbaceous, semi-evergreen, and evergreen, sometimes tuberous perennials widely distributed throughout temperate regions.

Pelargoniums, including those with the scented leaves, mainly evergreen, and hailing in the main from South Africa are commonly, and always will be incorrectly known as geraniums. The blazing-red geraniums in clay pots outside a thousand cottages throughout England are pelargoniums but will remain as geraniums and will remain as red.

Long-lived, undemanding geraniums, or cranesbills, can be the mainstay of any garden providing forms for rockeries, ground cover, wild gardens and borders.

Of the dozen or so native species G. pratense, meadow cranesbill with its large, blue flowers is the most well-known. It is found on chalk and in limestone areas of the UK.

Further Reading....

  • Height - 35cm (14in)
  • 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- to 9-lobed basal leaves, 20cm (8in) long, the lobes often deeply divided and toothed. Erect flowers 3.5-4.5cm (1½-1¾in) across in dense clusters.
  • 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 cranesbill. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
  • Place of origin - Europe, central Asia, western China.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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35cm (14in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

Buy Varieties of GERANIUM

GERANIUM 'Ann Folkard'   AWARD

GERANIUM 'Ann Folkard'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Magenta flowers with dark eye and veins
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM 'Brookside'   AWARD

GERANIUM 'Brookside'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Even larger blue flowers than 'Johnson's Blue'
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM himalayense

GERANIUM himalayense  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
(grandiflorum) - violet-blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
Available again from June 2020 -

GERANIUM 'Johnson's Blue'

GERANIUM 'Johnson's Blue'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Bright blue
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'  AWARD

GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'  >


Commonly known as: Balkan cranesbill.
Soft lilac-pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'White-Ness'  AWARD

GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'White-Ness'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
White flowers. Rhubarb-scented leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

GERANIUM maderense   AWARD

GERANIUM maderense  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Biennial with cerise pink flowers borne freely on wiry stems
£14.50 each

GERANIUM nodosum

GERANIUM nodosum  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Rhizomatous clump-forming perennial with purplish-pink flowers in loose clumps
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM x oxonianum 'A.T. Johnson'  AWARD

GERANIUM x oxonianum 'A.T. Johnson'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Silver pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM x oxonianum 'Wargrave Pink'

GERANIUM x oxonianum 'Wargrave Pink'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Clear salmon-pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM palmatum   AWARD

GERANIUM palmatum  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Crimson centred purple-pink flowers on flowering stems with purple hairs
£14.50 each
Available again from June 2020 -

GERANIUM phaeum

GERANIUM phaeum  >


Commonly known as: Dusky cranesbill, Mourning widow.
White centred purple-black, maroon or violet-blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

GERANIUM phaeum 'Album'

GERANIUM phaeum 'Album'  >


Commonly known as: Dusky cranesbill, Mourning widow.
Pure white
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

GERANIUM pratense 'Cloud Nine'

GERANIUM pratense 'Cloud Nine'  >


Commonly known as: Meadow cranesbill.
Semi-double mauve-lavender flower with darker veining
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

GERANIUM pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark'  AWARD

GERANIUM pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark'  >


Commonly known as: Meadow cranesbill.
Pastel lilac
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM pratense 'Purple Ghost'

GERANIUM pratense 'Purple Ghost'  >


Commonly known as: Meadow cranesbill.
Dark purple foliage with constrasting white flowers right the summer
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM renardii   AWARD

GERANIUM renardii  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Silvery foliage, white flowers, veined violet
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

GERANIUM x riversleaianum 'Russell Prichard'   AWARD

GERANIUM x riversleaianum 'Russell Prichard'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Sharp toothed leaves and deep magenta flowers over a long period
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM 'Rozanne'   AWARD

GERANIUM 'Rozanne'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
RHS PLANT OF THE CENTENARY. This tall growing variety has a very long flowering season. Upward facing light blue flowers with paler centres
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM sanguineum

GERANIUM sanguineum  >


Commonly known as: Bloody cranesbill.
Magenta red
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Album'  AWARD

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Album'  >


Commonly known as: Bloody cranesbill.
White flowers over many weeks
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Striatum'  AWARD

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Striatum'  >


Commonly known as: Bloody cranesbill.
Shell-pink flowers with darker veining
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

GERANIUM wallichianum 'Buxton's Variety'

GERANIUM wallichianum 'Buxton's Variety'  >


Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Compact habit. Sky blue flowers have white centres
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each

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