Heron's bill Overview
Genus of around 128 perennials, known as filarees, heron’s bill and storksbills, dependent on location. They produce long-lasting 5-petalled pink, white or purple flowers, which may be patterned on the inner surface. Botanists have developed hybrid cultivars from this genus for their pretty blooms and attractive mound-forming habit. Foliage is lobed or pinnately divided.
How to propagate Heron's bill
You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Seeds when available.
Other uses of Heron's bill
Suitable for borders, rock gardens, ground cover, walls. Suitable for coastal conditions.