Geranium × oxonianum 'Wargrave Pink'

cranesbill

A pretty-pretty geranium with light green foliage and lots of neatly-petalled blue-pink flowers on a robust mound

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: vigorous
  • Flowering period: May to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This lovely geranium is extremely vigorous and long flowering. It soon forms hummocks of distinctly veined, deeply divided semi-evergreen foliage, smothered with funnel shaped, bright salmon-pink flowers from May to October. It can be thuggish, but given space is a useful groundcover plant for a cottage garden or herbaceous border. It self-seeds freely, too.

  • Garden care: In midsummer rejuvenate plants that are beginning to look jaded, by removing old flowered stems and leaves. Lift and divide large colonies in spring.


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