Dusky Cranesbill 'Lily Lovell'
Geranium phaeum 'Lily Lovell'
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This bushy perennial has an upright habit. In late spring and early summer it produces dusky purple flowers that can be 4cm wide with white centres.
Generally not harvested.
Divide in early autumn or early spring.
Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
This shade tolerant plant suits being planted under other shrubs in informal cottage gardens.
Can be attacked by vine weevil larvae, sawfly larvae, capsid bug or slugs and snails. It can also suffer from downy mildew and viruses.