Cranesbill

Geranium 'Philippe Vapelle'

Cranesbill - Geranium  'Philippe Vapelle'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Genus: Geranium
Cultivar: 'Philippe Vapelle'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Suitable for ground cover

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue
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

This compact hardy geranium is smothered in a mass of light blue flowers with contrasting sporty dark blue veins from June to July. Only recently introduced it's an excellent and unusual groundcover plant for the front of a border. Copes well in full sun or partial shade.

  • 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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