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Cranesbill

Geranium macrorrhizum

Also known as

Big-Root Crane's Bill, Bulgarian Geranium, Bigroot Geranium, Rock Crane's-Bill

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

10cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Cranesbill Overview

This species will form a dense ground covering. The roots are fleshy and will spread well in full sun or partial shade. This species will produce soft pink flowers and glossy light green leaves. You can propagate, by division the rootstock or using the stem-bearing rosettes as cuttings. If you propagate by seeds remember that the seeds will need light for germination.

Common problems with Cranesbill

How to propagate Cranesbill

Cuttings

You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer. The cultivars should be propagated by division or cuttings only.

Division

By seeds or division in the autumn or spring. undefined

Seed

Special features of Cranesbill

Ground cover

Other uses of Cranesbill

Ground cover, border, edging, fragrance.