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All saints (Geranium phaeum (Mourning widow))

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Never seen this before..looks like an inverted delphinium!

1 Feb, 2011


it is a phaeum tetrarch, I have started collecting them as I think they are wonderful!

2 Feb, 2011


Oh! I have the Samobor..didnt know there was one this pale! Should have recognised the leaf shape.

2 Feb, 2011


yes I have samobor and i have the alba which it wonderful and when the sun is shining you can see the markings through the back of the flower, it is ethereal !. I have also bought Angelina which is another pale one, can't wait to see it.

2 Feb, 2011


Oh dear..just spotted the alba opposite..bankrupt again this month!

2 Feb, 2011


lemondog, I am going to have a few more phaeums....I was wondering where you buy yours?

2 Feb, 2011


sorry for the late reply, the plantsman's Preference, and Aulden farm, both are online, cheers.

9 Jul, 2012


Thank you lemondog! I've just cut down my phaeums for the next 'round'. Hopefully get some more flowers later on!

9 Jul, 2012


Ive now got another one called "Pinwheel" and very nice it is too..deeper lavender with little spots on each petal..looks just like a wheel!

10 Jul, 2012


sounds wonderful i will look out for it. I have six now, no more until next year, I am trying to not buy any plants this season and just grow from seed, which I love doing,I have not yet tried geraniums as I have heard they can be tricky, but then some of them self seed around the garden, so I will have to investigate further, happy gardening.

10 Jul, 2012

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