Geranium wallichianum 'Buxton's Variety'
geranium 'Buxton's Variety'
'Buxton's Variety' is a low, spreading herbaceous perennial to 30cm in height, with trailing stems bearing 5-lobed leaves and saucer-shaped light violet-blue flowers 3cm in width, with a large white central zone and dark veins
SynonymsGeranium 'Buxton's Blue'
Geranium wallichianum 'Buxton's Blue'
Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
North–facing or South–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
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
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in any moderately fertile soil apart from waterlogged soils. Full sun or partial shade is best but shade is tolerated
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Flower borders and beds
- Ground cover
- Underplanting of roses and shrubs
Remove flowered stems and old leaves to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers
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