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Geranium phaeum

dusky cranesbill

Eventual height & spread

Geranium phaeum

dusky cranesbill

  • Available in 4 weeks
  • 9cm pot
  • £6.99
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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained
  • Rate of Growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Valuable groundcover, this clump-forming perennial has handsome foliage, which may have purple-brown blotches and in late spring and early summer, maroon or near black flowers with white centres.

  • Garden care: In mid-summer rejuvenate plants that are beginning to look jaded by removing old flower stems and leaves. Lift and divide large colonies in spring.