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Geranium maculatum Beth Chatto

Geranium maculatum Beth Chatto

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Geranium maculatum
Beth Chatto
(Spotted Cranesbill)

A really fine variety with delicate pale pink flowers in spring from nice mounds of green foliage, prefect in semi-shade through to full sun.
It is not a widely grown variety and has a finesse to its growth and habit, making it one of those special plants in the border.
  • Height: Easily maintained to 50cm
  • Spread: Easily maintained to 1m
  • Foliage Colour: Bright green in spring becoming darker through the season
  • Flower Colour: Pale pink
  • Flowering Season: Spring and Summer
  • Soil Type: Moist, well drained, sandy, loam
  • Position: Full Sun to partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy once established in a sheltered spot, H7 (-15 and lower)
  • Type: Deciduous, Herbaceous perennial
Grown in a 9cm pot or 2 Litre pot, please select from the drop down.
Geranium refers to two types of plants in general gardening, Greenhouse Geraniums (officially Pelargoniums) and hardy perennial Geraniums also known as the Crane's Bill. Here we are dealing with the hardy perennial Geraniums, these plants are generally easy to grow and a great addition to any garden border. The Genus is huge and ranges from small alpines to large perennials. Generally these plants are happy in most conditions apart from very wet and boggy, they will tolerate full sun through to semi-shade and mainly flower from spring to late summer. Their primary growth habit is low making them ideal for ground cover and work really well at the front of the border.

For vigorous varieties trim back after first flowering to encourage regrowth and a second flowering, once they die back in winter a good mulch will give the plant all it needs to shoot away in the spring.
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