These hardy perennials are cottage garden classics - easy to grow and perfect for beginner gardeners. With a clump forming, spreading habit, they make superb weed suppressing ground cover as well as producing abundant blooms throughout summer. Height and spread: Up to 50cm (19").
This collection comprises of 1 bare root plant each of the following varieties.
Geranium sanguineum – The county flower of Northumberland! This hardy variety is decorated with vivid magenta flowers during the summer months and once established will continually brighten up perennial borders. Geranium sanguineum 'Album' – A pure white variety of the bloody cranesbill that will brighten up your garden with flushes of the delicate flowers throughout summer. Geranium sanguineum 'Canon Miles' – A delightful herbaceous perennial that will produce an abundance of pale pink flowers, with dark veins and a lighter centre to cheer up summer borders. Geranium himalayense – Growing as a compact low mat of dense foliage makes this variety a great weed-beater, with light blue flowers in summer, each with a white "eye" at the centre. Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' – The dark green foliage forms a compact low mound , serving as a background for the beautiful magenta flowers which appear from late spring. Geranium sanguineum 'New Hampshire' – A great choice for massed planting of these hardy cottage garden favourites. Quick to grow and fill the available space with its dense foliage, to be later topped with stunning, veined magenta flowers to inject a touch of drama to your border.
Sun or semi shade
Easy for all
Easy for all
RHS plants for pollinators
6 geranium bare root plants + 100g geranium fertiliser (T72488P)
Feed and water geranium plants regularly, particularly during hot, dry periods. Regular deadheading of geranium flowers will encourage further blooms to be produced throughout the summer.
Plant hardy geraniums in any well drained soil, in sun or shade. Water well to settle the soil around the roots.
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