Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'
|Description||Dainty pink-flushed white flowers grace this hardy geranium from late spring into summer. Fragrant foliage becomes red-tinged in fall. Dwarf, ground-hugging form spreads gently by underground stems. Remains neat all season with little care. Thrives in cool summer climates. 2015 Perennial Plant of the Year. Semi-evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Early spring through summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; forms mound 10 in. tall, 36 in. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Design Ideas||Ground-hugging, mat-like growth crowds out weeds and turns barren ground into a patchwork of colors and textures. Mass this way, or combine in rock gardens with a variety of plants for the perfect filler. Use in pots around the base of taller plants or in wide bowls and troughs.|
|Companion Plants||Salvia (Salvia); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Space 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Control weeds until the plants fill in. Prune after bloom period to rejuvenate.|
|Lore||This genus was named from the Greek for crane becasue seed pods of the plants resemble the long beak of that bird.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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