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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
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.

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

From seed or division.

Alpine or scree garden.

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

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