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GERANIUM nodosum

Commonly known as Cranesbill

Rhizomatous clump-forming perennial with purplish-pink flowers in loose clumps
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£12.50 each

Any 3+ £10 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
  • Deciduous - 3- or 5-lobed, shallow-toothed, glossy basal leaves 5-20cm (2-8in) long
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - with paler pink centres and darker veins
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured - veined
  • Height - 30-50cm (12-20in)
  • Spread - 50cm (20in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous perennial with red-tinted stems swollen above the nodes. Produces loose cymes of erect, open funnel-shaped flowers 2.5-3cm (1-1¼in) across, with notched petals
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • 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 shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - makes effective ground cover in dry soils in full shade. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, slugs, snails, viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
  • Place of origin - Pyrenees, central Italy, Serbia.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant

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GERANIUM nodosum 'Silverwood'  >

Commonly known as: Cranesbill.
Pure white flowers, floriferous and tough
Multibuy Any 3+ £10 each
£12.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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