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botanical name:
Erodium corsicum
Erodium corsicum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Heron's Bill, Stork's Bill
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.08m
width: 0.20m
growth rate:
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
description:
Mat-forming perennial with wrinkled, scallop-edged, downy grey-green leaves. In summer the open, five-petalled flowers are rose-pink with darker veins, about 2cm across.

cultivation:
Gritty, sharply drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet

propagation:
From seed or division.

usage:
Alpine or scree garden.

other notes:
From the coastal cliffs of Corsica and Sardinia.

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