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botanical name:
Geranium sanguineum 'Ankum's Pride'
Geranium sanguineum 'Ankum's Pride' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bloody Cranesbill
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
height: 0.25m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
description:
Low growing mounds of deeply lobed leaves. Bright pink flowers with darker veins and slightly crimped petals, slightly larger than some other forms.


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

propagation:
By division.

other notes:
Seedling hybrid of Geranium sanguineum 'Jubilee Pink', raised by Coen Jansen, Holland.

Named after the village of Ankum.

RHS AGM

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