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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
description:
Semi-evergreen foliage with leaves strongly marked by a chocolate-brown blotch. Small dark purple flowers in June and July.

cultivation:
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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