Australian Storksbill (Erodium cygnorum) in the Erodiums Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Plant Height: to 23 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Pink
Purple
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: around 70 F for best germination
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Preferred depth: Erodiums prefer a tall container

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 19, 2014 7:49 AM

Native to Australia. Prefers red sand or clay loam, occurring in low-lying flats, along creeks and on the margins of salt lakes.

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