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Botanical name: Erodium pelargoniiflorum 'Sweetheart'
Other names: Storksbill 'Sweetheart', Stork's bill 'Sweetheart', Heron's bill 'Sweetheart', Erodium pelargoniflorum 'Sweetheart'
Variety or cultivar: 'Sweetheart' _ 'Sweetheart' is a tender to half-hardy, compact, spreading herbaceous perennial with aromatic, scalloped, deeply veined, heart-shaped, mid- to dark green leaves and five-petalled, flat-faced, pink veined and red-spotted white flowers in spring and again in autumn.
Erodium pelargoniiflorum 'Sweetheart' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Veined, Spotted in Spring; White, Veined, Spotted in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Pruning: Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...
Erodium pelargoniiflorum 'Sweetheart' (Storksbill 'Sweetheart') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Between paving stones, Containers, Garden edging, Gravel, Rock
Cultivation: Grow in humus-rich, gritty, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Protect from wet winter conditions. May be summer dormant in hot summers.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)|
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