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Geranium cinereum ‘Laurence Flatman’
Geranium cinereum ‘Laurence Flatman’
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Geranium cinereum ‘Laurence Flatman’

Dwarf Cranesbill

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.230.510

The hardy Cranesbill Geraniums include a number of varieties best suited to the rock garden or for edging, in well-drained sunny sites. This selection forms a dense, low mat of grey-green leaves. Deep pink flowers have contrasting purple veins, and rest on the trailing stems in late spring, then appear on and off through the summer. Nice also in alpine troughs or mixed containers. Clip plants lightly after flowering is over, to promote bushy growth from the middle. Easily divided in early spring.

Further details for
Geranium cinereum ‘Laurence Flatman’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.