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botanical name:
Geranium pratense 'Plenum Violaceum'
Geranium pratense 'Plenum Violaceum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Meadow Cranesbill
synonyms:  Geranium pratense 'Plenum Purpureum', Geranium pratense 'Flore Pleno'
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.80m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
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:
Double deep violet-blue flowers with purplish centres, carried on pink flushed stems..

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

other notes:
RHS AGM

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