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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
grey cranesbill 'Giuseppii'
Geranium (Cinereum Group) 'Giuseppii' Geranium cinereum subsp. subcaulescens var. subcaulescens 'Giuseppii'
Geranium cinereum var. subcaulescens 'Giuseppii'
Geranium can be annuals, biennials and perennials, herbaceous or evergreen, with rounded, usually palmately lobed or divided leaves, and lax inflorescences of rounded, 5-petalled flowers
'Giuseppii' is a low, mat-forming, evergreen perennial. The grey-green leaves have five to seven lobes, and the saucer-shaped flowers are vivid purple-pink with a dark eye, produced in late spring and early summer
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in humus-rich, sharply drained soil in full sun
Propagate by division in early spring, late summer or autumn; propagate by root cuttings in autumn or semi-ripe basal stem cuttings in late spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Remove flowered stems and old leaves to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers
Pests May be damaged by vine weevil larvae, sawfly larvae, slugs and snails
A virus and downy mildews may be troublesome; in dry conditions powdery mildews may be a problem
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