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Geranium 'Patricia'

Hardy geranium

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Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour






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photo by Neil Holmes, copyright GAP Photos (20489)

Plant details

Patricia' is one of the hundreds of hardy geraniums that Orkney farmer, Alan Bremner has raised in his garden. Named after Patricia Doughty, it is one of his best plants. It makes a large specimen, up to 75cm (30in) tall, with huge leaves. During the summer it produces eye-catching magenta flowers with star-shaped, dark-coloured centres.

Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium

Cultivar: Patricia

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Magenta

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 75cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to divide plants: March to May

Reader reviews

patricia Castle

Lovely plant, grows anywhere, spreads herself about. prolific

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