The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Xela's Garden

Cranesbill G.'Wargrave Pink' [V]

Genus: Geranium.

Species: Geranium oxonianum/endressii 'Wargrave Pink'.

Planted before '00 Vistabile fence border
Bought .... unknown

Geranium x oxonianum - 'Wargrave Pink' (Cranesbill)
Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant

Geranium x oxonianum cultivation notes: The tough and versatile Geranium makes an ideal front of border flowering plant that both covers ground and produced prodicious quantities of blossom. flourishing in most garden soils other than heavy wet and very droughty soils. Most prefer full or part sun in a sheltered position. Cut back growth to ground in Autumn and mulch with 2 - 3 inches of compost every few years. Ideally plant in groups of 3-5 or on mass as herbaceous ground cover.

Plant Strengths: All round tough plant suitable for problem areas; Suitable for container growing; Tolerates cold exposed locations.

Plant Weaknesses: Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils.

Design & Plant Use for Geranium x oxonianum:

* Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting

[Source: www.findmeplants.co.uk/plant-geranium-x-oxonianum-0431.aspx ]

Photos of this plant

  • Geraniumoxonianum_wargrave_pink_vistabilesidepath19.06.08

Reminders for this plant

Due about 16 years ago:

Divide

Lift and divide large colonies in spring Needs minimal pruning. Remove misplaced or frost damaged branches in late-spring.

Due almost 16 years ago:

Rejuvenate

In mid-summer rejuvenate plants that are beginning to look jaded, by removing old flowered stems and leaves.

Due about 15 years ago:

Divide

Lift and divide large colonies in spring Needs minimal pruning. Remove misplaced or frost damaged branches in late-spring.

Due almost 15 years ago:

Rejuvenate

In mid-summer rejuvenate plants that are beginning to look jaded, by removing old flowered stems and leaves.

Due about 14 years ago:

Divide

Lift and divide large colonies in spring Needs minimal pruning. Remove misplaced or frost damaged branches in late-spring.

Due about 13 years ago:

Divide

Lift and divide large colonies in spring Needs minimal pruning. Remove misplaced or frost damaged branches in late-spring.

Rejuvenate

In mid-summer rejuvenate plants that are beginning to look jaded, by removing old flowered stems and leaves.

Due over 11 years ago:

Divide

Lift and divide large colonies in spring

Due about 11 years ago:

Prune

Needs minimal pruning. Remove misplaced or frost damaged branches in late-spring.

Due almost 11 years ago:

Tidy

In mid-summer rejuvenate plants that are beginning to look jaded, by removing old flowered stems and leaves.