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Family: GeraniaceaeMain Season: SpringFlower Colour: PinkLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: EvergreenPosition: Light/Part ShadeSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 15cm to 30cm (6" to 12")RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden MeritPeat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H7 minimum at least -20CPot Size: 9cm
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Useful, usually evergreen, groundcover with light rose-pink flowers from April. Will even work in dry shade with good soil preparation. 30cm.
Good, weed excluding groundcover among shrubs and larger herbaceous perennials in sun or shade. Vigorous but easy to contain as it is very shallow rooting.
The species is found in southern Europe and this cultivar was collected by Walter Ingwersen on Mt Koprivnak in Montenegro in 1929 and introduced by his nursery Birch Farm in the 1930-31 catalogue as Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Var'.
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Rotblut'£4.50
A compact form with rich green leaves and magenta pink flowers in spring and early summer. Autumn foliage colour lasts all winter. 20cm.
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Velebit'£4.50
A floriferous form with showy clear, bright pink flowers on this evergreen groundcover for sun or shade. 20cm. Collected by Hans Simon in Croatia.
Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness'£5.00
AGM Pure white flowers without the usual pink calyx. Introduced from Mount Olympus by Liverpool Botanic Garden. Shame Vits didn't have this for her "pale garden"! Deciduous.