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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: About 20cm
Plant Spread: To 40cm
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Self-seeding
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Take semi-ripe cuttings during the late summer when growth has slowed and plant stems have become firmer.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Himalayan Geranium
  • Lilac Cranesbill
  • Geranium
Also sold as:
  • Birch Double
  • Birch's Double

Photo Gallery
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2008-06-15
 6:51 pm. A bit sparse with her flowers in this garden.
Location: Alnwick Garden, Northumberland, UK
Date: 2012-07-15
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2009-06-17
 7:47 pm. Quite a sweet variety.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2017-06-05
Location: Main Botanical Garden of Academy of Sciences in Moscow
Date: June
photo credit: Andrei Korzun

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.
Date: 2011-12-31
Location: My Garden
Date: 2013-06-30

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: CZ Sirem My garden
Date: 2015-06-27
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2017-05-23
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