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botanical name:
Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendal Clarke'
Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendal Clarke' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Meadow Cranesbill
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Vigorous, tall growing form with finely cut mid-green leaves and saucer-shaped, pearly greyish lilac flowers with white veining, in summer.

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

By division. May self-seed freely, but the offspring are unlikely to come true.

Herbaceous borders.

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