AWARD

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Striatum'

Commonly known as Bloody cranesbill

Shell-pink flowers with darker veining
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
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Flesh pink
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
    Veined
  • Height
    10cm (4in)
  • 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.
    Compact, clump forming perennial.
  • 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

GERANIUM sanguineum 'Striatum'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. var. lancastrense.. Form of the native sanguineum. Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses and downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
    Place of origin
    UK (Walney Island, Cumbria)
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    To 4cm (1½in) across, usually with notched petals
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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10cm (4in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Garden Toad
  40cm(16in)
 

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