Wood cranesbill

Geranium sylvaticum 'Album'

Wood cranesbill - Geranium sylvaticum  'Album'

Common Name: Wood cranesbill
Genus: Geranium
Species: sylvaticum
Cultivar: 'Album'

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

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.70 m (70 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

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

Pristine white saucer-shaped flowers with appear from late spring to early summer and deeply cut mid-green leaves. A charming wood cranesbill that makes an excellent groundcover and is perfect for illuminating shady areas. It can cope with a sunny spot as long as the soil doesn't dry out during the summer.

  • 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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