Geranium wallichianum 'Buxtons Variety'

Cranesbill

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Blue

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Neil Holmes, copyright GAP Photos (20498)

Plant details

The wild species is an attractive herbaceous plant with trailing stems, lobed leaves and lilac or blue flowers. This variety is more compact and has large, sky blue flowers with a central white zone from mid-summer to autumn. It is easy to grow, reliable and hardy.

Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium

Species: wallichianum

Cultivar: Buxtons Variety

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 30cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: October to March

Time to divide plants: October to March

Flowering period: July to October


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