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Semi-evergreenKeeps 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 pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)Lilac pink
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennialRhizomatous perennial. Clusters of erect, flat flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across with slightly reflexed petals and prominent stamens. Leaves colour well in autumn
Ground coverThese plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
GERANIUM macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowNamed for Danish/German plantsman Walter Ingwersen. Makes good groundcover in shade. Wildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesVine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.Place of originsouthern Europe
Scented PlantsScented foliageStrongly aromatic.
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
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- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
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