Geranium macrorrhizum - Big root cranesbill

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  • Flowers attract bees

  • Flowers attract butterflies

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for clay soil

  • Plant for dry shade

  • Plant for partial shade

  • Plant for shade

Deeply lobed, aromatic, semi-evergreen, light green foliage gives rise to clusters of small, saucer shaped, purplish pink flowers which are held on slender stems from early summer to autumn. The leaves often turn red in the autumn.

Prefers a fertile soil in shade. Will thrive in dry shade. Can tolerate sun if the soil retains some moisture. Will spread to form low ground cover. Retains foliage in mild winters.

Height: 8-12 inches / 20-30cm

Spread: 12-24 inches / 30-60cm


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