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botanical name:
Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'
Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cranesbill
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
A very pretty small cranesbill which covers the ground with cut greyish-green foliage and large lilac flowers which are heavily veined with purple. Flowers for many weeks during the summer.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil in sun.

By division

Good for rock or gravel gardens.

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