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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'
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common name: Cranesbill
perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
growth rate: fast
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade, shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Semi-evergreen and creeping, making good ground cover. An improved form with deep pinkish purple flowers. Aromatic, light green foliage.
Moderately fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Tolerant and needs little attention. Cut back after flowering to encourage new growth and sometimes repeat flowering. Divide every few years, in autumn or spring. Mulch in autumn and spring.
Goof ground cover in sun or shade.