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Geranium pyrenaicum

 
Geranium pyrenaicum
hedgerow cranesbill
Geranium pyrenaicum

Common name hedgerow cranesbill
Family geraniaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-10)
Flowers purple or white (spring-fall)
Size 6"
Light sun-shade
Cultural notes drought-tolerant
From seed Germinate at room temperature
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripenslate June

Long-flowering, spreading cranesbill. It makes for a blowsy, somewhat messy mound of leaves and dancing flowers, more a wildflower or cottage look. The flowers (white on the variety we grow, but with dusky pink features) are small but intricate; the leaves have an overall round, tidy shape.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

Read about all the cranesbills and heronsbills in our garden on my geraniums page

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed for 'Album' from '06 trade. Baggy 65F (~50%G, 4-17d)


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