Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

Hardy geranium

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Plant type

Hardy perennial

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Plant details

Biokovo' gets its unusual name from the mountains in Yugoslavia where it was originally found. It forms mats of glossy, evergreen foliage which turns brilliant red in autumn. During early and mid-summer it produces white flowers which are tinged with pink. Its low height makes it perfect for the front of the border or rock garden.

Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium

Species: x cantabrigiense

Cultivar: Biokovo

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

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

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 30cm

Spread: 90cm

Time to divide plants: March to April

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Moya Berry

This delightful plant is now flowering in the first week of May, east of Manchester. It has a delicate white flower with a hint of pink.

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