Geranium Stormy Night
Large clumps of deep mahogany-bronze foliage develop beneath bright, faintly-veined mauve-purple flowers with creamy white centres from spring through to autumn.
|Botanical Name||Geranium maculatum|
|Common Name||Stormy Night|
|Key Features||Long flowering from spring until late autumn and into winter in some warmer climates. Mauve-purple flowers provide spectacular colour against dark purple foliage.|
|Size||Foliage grows to 50cm high x 60cm wide.|
|Position||Grow in a part to full shade position in well drained soil for best results. Frost tolerant once established.|
|Description||Long flowering from spring until late autumn and into winter in some warmer climates. Mauve-purple flowers provide spectacular colour against dark purple foliage.|
|Cultural Notes||Mulch well to maintain soil moisture, particularly over the warmer months. Remove spent flowers to encourage re-bloom. Cut back the foliage to 15cm above the soil in winter which encourages fresh growth for spring.|
|Landscape Ideas||A spectacular plant for hanging baskets, pots or as a ground cover in the garden.|
|Water Requirements||Low – medium|
- Ideal for pots and hanging baskets.