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GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Commonly known as Balkan cranesbill


GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

 
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  • Semi-evergreen Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    7-lobed, toothed, sticky basal leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Lilac pink
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennial. Clusters of erect, flat flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across with slightly reflexed petals and prominent stamens. Leaves colour well in autumn
  • 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.
  • Very hardy Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - named for Danish/German plantsman Walter Ingwersen. Makes good groundcover in shade. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    vine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
  • Place of origin
    southern Europe
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage - strongly aromatic.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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