Geranium phaeum (is a fully hardy perennial herbaceous plant with purple flowers in late Spring, early Summer and mid Summer, and it takes less than 1 year to flower. It grows well in any light situation., and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are , ) . It has average drought tolerance.
Geranium phaeum grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a erect plant and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.8m / 2.6ft and spread of 0.5m / 1.6ft. It can take 2-3 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer. They arein shape.
City courtyard garden, container plant, cottage informal garden, flower border and bed, ground cover, under shrubs, woodland margin and dry shady areas.
Propagation techniques include division and seed.-34°C / -29.2F to 2-3 years 0.8m / 2.6ft 0.5m / 1.6ft
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|Dusky Cranesbill (Ireland), Mourning widow (Ireland)|
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