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Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Cambridge'

Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Cambridge' - Dwarf Cranesbill

More About Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Cambridge'

  • Clusters of five-petaled, magenta-pink flowers
  • Semi-evergreen, aromatic, lobed leaves
  • Forms a weed-proof carpet
  • Foliage turns shades of red in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to midsummer
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Interesting Notes:

The result of a cross between Geranium macrorrhizum and Geranium dalmaticum. A number of excellent cultivars are a result of this cross.

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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Dwarf Cranesbill Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in an average to moist, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade, tolerating dry, shady locations as well. Remove flower stems and old leaves to encourage fresh, new leaves and flowers. Low maintenance perennial. 


Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Cambridge' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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