Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’

Cranesbill

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Flowers
Flowers

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  • Botanical name: Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'
  • Common name: Cranesbill
  • Family: Geraniaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Semi-evergreen
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’ is a low-growing, mat-forming perennial, forming cushions of slightly fragrant, fresh green foliage. In early summer it bears masses of the palest pink flowers, with contrasting deep pink stamens. Like all cranesbills, its blooms are extremely attractive to bees. In autumn its leaves turn wonderful shades of orange and red, giving it a long season of interest.

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Grow Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to full shade. Cut back flowers after blooming to encourage a second flush. Slightly evergreen, you may wish to remove old leaves before new growth begins in spring.

How to grow Geranium 'Biokovo'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    40cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Cut back
Cut back

Do not Cut back in January

Do not Cut back in February

Do not Cut back in March

Do not Cut back in April

Do not Cut back in May

Do not Cut back in June

Do not Cut back in July

Do not Cut back in August

Do Cut back in September

Do Cut back in October

Do not Cut back in November

Do not Cut back in December

Geranium 'Biokovo' and wildlife

Geranium 'Biokovo' is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators.

Attractive to Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Geranium 'Biokovo' poisonous?

Geranium 'Biokovo' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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