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Geranium cinereum 'Lawrence Flatman'

Also called Grayleaf Cranesbill


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Geranium cinereum 'Lawrence Flatman' - Dwarf Cranesbill

More About Geranium cinereum 'Lawrence Flatman'

  • Very similar to 'Ballerina', with deeper veining in the flower
  • Lilac-pink flowers have 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 early summer with sporadic blooming into late summer
  • Flower Size: 4 cm

Interesting Notes:

'Lawrence Flatman' is an intraspecies hybrid, crossing G. cinereum ssp cinereum with G. cinereum ssp subcaulescens.

Zone:

5

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

Pink
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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 'Lawrence Flatman' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Dwarf
Mounding
Compact

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Border/edging