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botanical name:
Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'
Geranium phaeum 'Samobor' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  The Mourning Widow, Dusky Cranesbill
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.80m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: brown & green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
Semi-evergreen foliage with leaves strongly marked by a chocolate-brown blotch. Small dark purple flowers in June and July.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil in full or part shade. Cut back after flowering to encourage new growth and sometimes repeat flowering.

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