Geranium cantabrigiense – Alpine plants for sale

£2.50

Mauve-pink flowers in the spring and summer on upright stems over ground covering foliage.

Very easy plant for the novice gardener.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Description

Geranium cantabrigiense description

Mauve-pink flowers in spring and summer.

It makes excellent ground cover, but do not put it too close to smaller plants.

Through the winter the foliage turns a bronze colour.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, under trees, or on a bank, Cottage Garden, alpine bed, or by a patio.
It is easy in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.

Common names: Cambridge Geranium.

 

Geranium cantabrigiense flowering in May
Geranium cantabrigiense in May

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a fairly big gap at the front of a plant bed.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil and chalky soil. Tolerates clay soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 15 cm.
Spread 40cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 5 plants per square metre.

Alpine plants for sale from our online mail order plant nursery.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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