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botanical name:
Geranium psilostemon 'Bressingham Flair'
Geranium psilostemon 'Bressingham Flair' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cranesbill
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
description:
Deep pink flowers with dark veins and rather crumpled petals. Toothed mid-green basal leaves which are crimson tinted in spring and turn red in autumn. Shorter growing than the species and with somewhat paler flowers

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:
Raised by Alan Bloom in 1960.

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