From a compact root, flings out long flowering stems, which will scramble into adjacent shrubs, with black-eyed, magenta saucers. Golden leaves ageing to lime green. 1.5m across, 30cm high. Sun or light shade. May/June into autumn.
AGM This brilliant hybrid from Cambridge Botanic Garden has intense blue flowers with white centres from May to July and September onwards. Open position in average soil. 60cm x 90cm. Named after a street in Cambridge.
A stunning new hybrid with the narrow petalled flowers of Geranium x oxonianum f. thurstonianum and the colour of Geranium psilostemon. Looks to be a better grower and have bigger flowers than some similar hybrids. Good soil in sun, to 60cm.
A relatively recent introduction from Australia. Low growing clumps of divided foliage and plentiful mid-blue flowers in early summer. An improvement on ‘Johnson’s Blue’. Average soil in sun. 30cm. (9cm pots)
A favourite of many gardeners. Evergreen rosettes overwinter become enlarged by flowering summer stems bearing masses of silvery-pink flowers till the frosts. 15cm by 1m spread. Any drained or dry soil in sun.
Modern variety from Holland. Similar to Geranium sylvaticum 'Angulatum' this makes neat clumps of fresh green foliage and strong stems of pale pink flowers with deeper pink veins to 70cm. Good soil in sun or shade.
From Alan Bremner. Clumps of soft, almost felted foliage and stems of large brilliant blue flowers with red-purplish centre and veining in late spring and early summer. Ordinary soil in sun or light shade. 45cm.