Cranesbill

Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann'

Cranesbill - Geranium maculatum  'Elizabeth Ann'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Genus: Geranium
Species: maculatum
Cultivar: 'Elizabeth Ann'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: Purple, Pink
Foliage Colour: BrownFlowering Period: May & June

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

Lilac-pink saucer-shaped flowers in late spring contrast beautifully with the dark chocolate brown deeply cut foliage. This is a pretty wood geranium that makes an excellent groundcover and can even tolerate wet areas. Try it at the front of a border or woodland edge.

  • 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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