Geranium sanguineum 'Vision Light Pink' (Vision Series)
A low-growing, mound-forming, herbaceous perennial with green, deeply divided, lobed foliage turning shades of red in autumn, on stems to 25cm (10in) high and 30cm (12in) across. From late spring to summer, saucer shaped pale-pink flowers with slightly darker veins appear in profusion above the foliage.
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Clump forming, Matforming
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
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How to grow
Grow in any moderately fertile soil apart from waterlogged soils. Good for using in rock gardens or as groundcover. For best growth and flowering, plant in full sun or partial shade.
Propagate by division in spring, or take basal cuttings in early to mid-spring and root with bottom heat.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- Rock garden
- Wildlife gardens
- Flower borders and beds
- Ground cover
Remove spent flowered stems and old leaves to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers. Remove old, dead foliage in spring before growth commences
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