Geranium pratense 'Plenum Violaceum'

An unusual double form of our robust and easy to grow wild meadow cranesbill, with deep purple pompom flowers for a 3-4 month stretch with no deadheading. More
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An unusual double form of our robust and easy to grow wild meadow cranesbill, with deep purple pompom flowers for a 3-4 month stretch with no deadheading. It's a clump-forming, compact plant with strong upright flower stems.

Genus Geranium
Group/Species pratense
Variety 'Plenum Violaceum'
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Cranesbill
Border Position Front, Ground Cover
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Ideal for borders in sun or part shade. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Cut back spent flowers and tidy up old foliage in autumn. Large clumps may be divided in spring.
Flowering July - September
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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