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ChrisB

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Geranium
« on: July 10, 2018, 08:16:55 PM »
I got this geranium from a friends garden.  I think it may be a S African sp but not sure. Can anyone help please?  First pic shows flower, second the foliage and habitat.
Chris Boulby
Northumberland, England

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Re: Geranium
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2018, 08:59:15 AM »
Chris,
It looks very like Geranium robustum 'Silver Cloak', which is a cross of incanum x robustum. I have it in the garden - it seeds around, but not aggressively. The flower colour varies slightly and the plant sprawls around and grows through other plants in a pleasing way (I like it anyway).
Carolyn McHale
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Re: Geranium
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2018, 09:11:59 AM »
Thank you Carolyn, I think you are right! And of course, informs where I Plant it!  I had G. incanum a couple of times but they fizzled out. Will have to try a new location this time!
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Chris Boulby
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Re: Geranium
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2018, 10:52:45 AM »
Chris,
If you choose the wrong spot and lose it, I can dig up some seedlings for you!
Carolyn McHale
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Re: Geranium
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2018, 08:49:48 PM »
Many thanks Carolyn
Chris Boulby
Northumberland, England

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Re: Geranium
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2018, 07:47:36 PM »
This is Geranium robustum - seeds and sprawls everywhere but I really don't mind.

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Re: Geranium
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2018, 12:37:20 PM »
Itís lovely John ...
Chris Boulby
Northumberland, England

 

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