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Geranium himalayense 'Plenum'

Hardy geranium

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Lilac

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Richard Bloom, copyright GAP Photos (40869)

Plant details

Sometimes known as 'Birch Double', this pretty hardy geranium has double flowers which are soft lilac in colour. It will thrive in most soils, as long as they are not too dry or too wet, and looks especially attractive next to silver-leaved plants.

Family: Geraniaceae|

Genus: Geranium

Species: himalayense

Cultivar: Plenum

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Lilac

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 25cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: March to May


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