Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'
Also called Grayleaf Cranesbill
More About Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'
- Lilac-pink flowers with a dark centre and purple veining
- Flowers appear almost stemless, just above the foliage
- Leaves consist of five to seven, wedge-shaped lobes, divided almost to the base
- Foliage is gray-green throughout the season with occasional red tones in the fall
- Has a neat, compact, mounding habit
- Bloom Time: Mid-spring to summer with sporadic blooming into late summer
- Flower Size: 4 cm
'Ballerina' is an intraspecies hybrid, crossing G. cinereum ssp. cinereum with G. cinereum ssp. subcaulescens..
Dwarf Cranesbill Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade and needs to be protected from the hot, afternoon sun. Low maintenance perennial when well-sited. In cooler summers blooming may continue until September.
Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina' Characteristics
Moist to Average
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