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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
description:
Vigorous, tall growing form with finely cut mid-green leaves and saucer-shaped, pearly greyish lilac flowers with white veining, in summer.

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

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

usage:
Herbaceous borders.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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