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Other common names
asphodel crane's bill
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
G. asphodeloides is a spreading deciduous perennial to 40cm tall, with small, rounded, deeply lobed leaves and profuse white or light pink flowers 2cm wide, with conspicuous magenta veins on the rounded petals, in early summer
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 West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grows best in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade, but most soils (unless waterlogged) in either sun or shade are tolerated
Divide between early autumn and early spring or increase by basal cuttings in early or mid-spring. Propagate by seed as soon as ripe or in 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
Pruning Remove flowered stems and old leaves to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers
Pests May be damaged by vine weevil larvae, Geranium sawfly larvae, capsid bug, slugs and snails
Downy mildew and a virus are occasional problems. Powdery mildew in dry conditions may be troublesome
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