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botanical name:
Geranium pratense 'Striatum'
Geranium pratense 'Striatum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Meadow Cranesbill
synonyms:  Geranium pratense 'Splish-Splash'
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.35m
width: 0.45m
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:
Striking flowers of white irregularly splashed and flecked with violet-blue. Foliage often has good autumn colouring.

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. Also from seed, which usually comes true.

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