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botanical name:
Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form'
Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Storksbill
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.05m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
description:
Spreading, mat-forming alpine with trailing stems of deep green, scallop-edged foliage. Rich dark reddish pink flowers throughout summer.


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

propagation:
From seed or division.

usage:
Alpine, scree or gravel gardens, crevices in walls and paving or containers.

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