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Spotted crane's bill 'Espresso'

Geranium maculatum 'Espresso'

Cranesbill

This deciduous perennial grows to 60cm high, with a 60cm spread. It's leaves are bronze-coloured and contrast with pale purplish-pink flowers borne over a relatively long season from late spring to summer.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take basal softwood cuttings in early to mid spring.
Division
Divide clumps in spring.

Geography

Origin
USA, America, North

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Geraniaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by vine weevil, capsid bugs and geranium sawfly. It can also suffer from downy & powdery mildews.

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