Cranesbill

Geranium × magnificum 'Rosemoor'

Cranesbill - Geranium × magnificum  'Rosemoor'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Genus: Geranium
Species: magnificum
Cultivar: 'Rosemoor'

Category: Groundcover Plants
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

  • Rate of growth: vigorous

    Dense clusters of saucer shaped heavily veined rich violet flowers appear among deeply divided mid-green leaves in one burst in midsummer. This vigorous plant quickly forms hummocks of attractive deeply divided foliage that colours beautifully in autumn. It's an effective and low maintenance groundcover plant. Although it will take some shade it flowers best in a sunny site.

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



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