AWARD

GERANIUM maderense

Commonly known as Cranesbill

Biennial with cerise pink flowers borne freely on wiry stems
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Rosettes of deeply toothed leaves to 60cm (24in) long
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Cerise pink with pale pink veins and dark magenta centres
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
    Veined
  • Height
    1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Robust perennial, usually short-lived. Flat flowers, 4cm (1½in) across, are carried in imposing clusters.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

GERANIUM maderense

 
Seeds £5.00 packet 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £4.00 each
Available late spring to early summer 2023 - 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.
£15.50 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2023
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Seeds may be available, check buying options below.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevil, slugs, snails. Viruses, downy mildew. Powdery mildew in dry conditions.
    Place of origin
    Madeira.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft)
 

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