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botanical name:
Geranium nodosum 'Svelte Lilac'
Geranium nodosum 'Svelte Lilac' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cranesbill
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: lilac
main season:
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Glossy leaves and delicate pale mauve-lilac flowers. Woodland plant or shady border, even dry shade.

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, well drained soil in shade. Will tolerate dry shade and good in woodland conditions. Cut back after flowering to encourage new growth and sometimes repeat flowering.

usage:
Woodland garden or shady borders.

other notes:
Native to southern Europe from the Pyranees to the Balkans.

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