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Erodium pelargoniiflorum 'Sweetheart' (Storksbill 'Sweetheart')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Erodium pelargoniiflorum 'Sweetheart'

Other names: Storksbill 'Sweetheart', Stork's bill 'Sweetheart', Heron's bill 'Sweetheart', Erodium pelargoniflorum 'Sweetheart'

Genus: Erodium Erodium

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: Spotted, White, Veined in Spring; White, Veined, Spotted in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

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.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Erodium pelargoniiflorum 'Sweetheart'

Other names: Storksbill 'Sweetheart', Stork's bill 'Sweetheart', Heron's bill 'Sweetheart', Erodium pelargoniflorum 'Sweetheart'

Genus: Erodium Erodium

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: Spotted, White, Veined in Spring; White, Veined, Spotted in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...


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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.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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