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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
Spreading, mat-forming alpine with trailing stems of deep green, scallop-edged foliage. Rich dark reddish pink flowers throughout summer.

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

From seed or division.

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

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