Add to Collection. In spring, the mound of new lobed foliage is also attractive. That's just a disclaimer, because I don't grow the tender geraniums (genus pelargonium), however lovely and scented they may be. â¦ Hardy geraniums die back in autumn and regrow in spring. G. âAnn Folkardâ AGM Bright magenta purple, black eyed and veined flowers June to October. Perfect for all garden types and all types of gardener. Useful ground covering perennial with flowers in a wide range of colours and attractive foliage. Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flush of blooms. Hardy Geraniums are perennial, slug and snail proof! Some hardy geraniums offer attractive autumn foliage, so resist the urge to cut back too quickly after flowering. Geranium plants are low-maintenance, providing colour over a long period in the summer, and bees love them too! 75cm (30in), This low and spreading, almost evergreen plant has lobed silvery foliage which makes a lovely background for the pink flowers which themselves have a silver overlay as well as dark veins. Geranium âPatriciaâ Geranium âPatriciaâ bears bright purple flowers with black centres over a low â¦ The pale blue flowers, which open through June and July, feature a network of white veins and will come again in a second flush if dead-headed. suppliers. Back to our true hardy geraniums and these look perfect as part of a cottage garden scheme. Tel: 01684 770 733. Choose Height: Short <12" Medium 12-24" Tall >24" 13 plants. We are, of course, talking about hardy geraniums as opposed to the brightly coloured ones grown for summer colour which are pelargoniums.The flowers might be small but they are produced in great profusion. Geraniums are often called Cranesbills because of the shape of the seed pod before it bursts scattering its seeds. There are Geraniums suitable for just about any position in the garden, from dark, dry shade through to hot, dry scree. Genus Geranium can be annuals, biennials and perennials, herbaceous or evergreen, with rounded, usually palmately lobed or divided leaves, and lax inflorescences of rounded, 5-petalled flowers Details G. sanguineum is a spreading rhizomatous perennial to 20cm, with palmately lobed leaves divided into narrow lobes, and vivid magenta-pink flower 3-4cm across throughout summer Watch our No Fuss video guide to cutting back geraniums, featuring Rosie Yeomans: There is seldom a need to propagate geraniums as seedlings are easily lifted and potted up from the garden. Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions. Long-lived, undemanding in care, and suitable for spreading groundcovers in woodlands and naturalistic gardens, wild geraniums are also known as cranesbills (Geranium spp.). Geranium & Pelargonium. (Hardy Geranium) Indispensable, easy to grow and often long-flowering, what more does any gardener want from a plant? wide (30-60 cm). Attractive, cup shaped or frilly flowers bloom profusely and spread abundantly. Sort by Default Order; Sort by Name; Sort by Price; Sort by Date; Sort by Popularity; Sort by Rating; Show 24 Products. Superb under old roses, in full sun the flowers may bleach so partial or dappled shade is ideal. Enjoy towering lilies with gigantic, scented blooms. Geranium. In June and July sprays of white flowers with deep purple veins are held just above the even mound of leaves. Mulching annually with leaf mould or well-rotted compost or horse manure will keep plants growing well for several years. ‘Jolly Bee’ has now been pronounced as identical. Follow our detailed advice on growing hardy geraniums, below. I am linking in with Gail@Clay and Limestone for her Wildflower Wednesday â¦ The flowers keep coming during spring and summer with a scattering continuing into autumn and are set against neatly divided silver leaves. Grow hardy geraniums in moist but well-drained soil in sun or shade. Price From £16.98. 020 3176 5800 The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness' £14.99 2 litre pot shipped within 3 weeks 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 4 5 2 ADD Buy Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness': Perfect for carpeting the ground It also goes by the name spotted geranium, cranesbill and wood geranium. Hardy Geraniums are strong and very reliable border plants, after the main flowering you can trim them back and they will re-grow and re-flower quite often. Hundreds of species grow naturally across temperate regions in the Northern Hemisphere. Found as a chance seedling at Kew, and named for a Kew gardener. Each bulb will bear up to 30 flowers each year, and are ideal for the back of borders in pots, or make stunning cut flowers. A seedling of ‘Brookside’, another fine AGM winner. Five lobed leaves, yellow when young turning to green as the season progresses. From the team at Gardeners' World Magazine, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine – try 3 issues for only £5. It needs plenty of space, or is superb planted as a specimen in a large container where it creates a blue waterfall of colour. Wild geranium flowers often produce lots of viable seeds. The sprays of blooms are prolific but not crowded, so they create an attractive naturalistic display. This is a compact and slowly spreading plant, ideal for the front of a sunny border; dryish conditions bring out the best in the foliage. Amazing when climbing into a mature holly, as a ground cover it does not root as it spreads so is easy to control. 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