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The Mourning Widow

Geranium phaeum

Also known as

Dusty cranesbill, Mourning widow

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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The Mourning Widow Overview

This species is an evergreen perennial with 7-9 lobed pale green leaves. The flowers are produced in cymes of white, deep purple, black small blooms in the spring to summer.

Common problems with The Mourning Widow

How to propagate The Mourning Widow

Seed

Sow the hardy or half-hardy seeds in the spring.

Other uses of The Mourning Widow

Ground cover, borders, under shrubs.