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common name: Dalmatian Cranesbill
perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Compact, spreading slowly by underground rhizomes to make dense cushions. Nearly evergreen, small, deeply lobed, aromatic leaves, often with good autumn tints. Numerous, rounded, mauve-pink flowers in summer.
Moderately fertile, well drained soil in sun or light shade. Easy to grow. Cut back after flowering to encourage new growth and sometimes repeat flowering.
By seed or division.
Good for rock and gravel gardens or the front of sunny borders.
From south western Yugoslavia and Albania.