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Geranium phaeum 'Lily Lovell'

A dignified and elegant addition to the shade-loving family of perennial geraniums in a richer than usual purple tone.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Ground Cover (Scattered)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - June
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
phaeum
Common name
Dusky Cranesbill
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Shade
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Grow in sun or shade in moist but well-drained soil. Good for borders and perform best in shaded areas including damp shade. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water in well.

Description

A dignified and elegant addition to the shade-loving family of perennial geraniums in a richer than usual purple tone, the disc -shaped flowers are borne in loose clusters on slender, upright stems above a dense clump of attractive, round, mid-green foliage.

Care Tips

Grow in sun or shade in moist but well-drained soil. Good for borders and perform best in shaded areas including damp shade. Cut back after flowering to promote new growth and a second flush of flowers. Lift and divide large clumps in spring.