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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevans Variety'

Hardy geranium

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Magenta

Feature

Autumn colour, Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Martin Hughes-Jones, copyright GAP Photos (192974)

Plant details

Useful for dry shady areas, 'Bevan's Variety' produces magenta flowers with clashing red sepals in early summer. It makes a good gournd cover plant, making a dense mat with aromatic leaves that take on red tints in autumn.

Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium

Species: macrorrhizum

Cultivar: Bevans Variety

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Magenta

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Autumn colour, Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 50cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to divide plants: March to May


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