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Geranium 'Himalayan Cranesbill'

Geranium himalayense

Photo: Geranium  'Himalayan Cranesbill'

Geranium  'Himalayan Cranesbill'
Photo: Geranium  'Himalayan Cranesbill'

Geranium himalayense

 

Himalayan Cranesbill

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.230.050


The Border selections of Cranesbill Geranium are valuable fillers for colour in early to mid summer. This species forms a mound of bold green foliage, bearing large violet-blue flowers with a reddish cast. Plants need to be cut back hard after blooming to encourage fresh new foliage. Easily divided in spring or fall. Often has attractive red fall colour.

Further details for
Geranium himalayense

 

Optimal Growing
Conditions Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure 
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type 
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH 
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture 
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level 
  Easy Flower Colour 
  Deep Blue 
  Purple
Blooming Time 
  Early Summer 
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color 
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics 
  Accent: Good Texture/Form 
  Border 
  Rabbit Resistant 
  Massed 
  Woodland
Flower Head Size 
  Medium
Height 
   45-50 cm 
   18-20 inches
Spread 
   60-70 cm 
   23-27 inches
Foot Traffic
   None 

Growth Rate

Properties

Height
40 - 50 cm
Color
  •   
Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Any
PH
Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy