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Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness' (Geranium 'White-Ness')

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: Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness'

Other names: Geranium 'White-Ness', Geranium macrorrhizum 'Mount Olympus White', Geranium macrorrhizum 'Mount Olympus'

Genus: Geranium Geranium

Variety or Cultivar: 'White-Ness' _ G. macrorrhizum 'White-Ness' is a semi-evergreen perennial with rounded, pale-green scented leaves. From late-spring to mid-summer, it bears pure white flowers with long, yellow-tipped stamens. An easy plant to grow, good for ground cover.


Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Pale-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Leaves are scented

Habit: Clump-forming, Mat Forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Capsid bug , Sawflies , Vine weevil Capsid bug , Sawflies , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Downy mildew , Powdery mildew Downy mildew , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Remove stems once flowered and old leaves to encourage the production of new leaves and flowers. . REGISTER to read more...

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


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Where to grow

Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness' (Geranium 'White-Ness') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation: Easy to grow in most soils in sun or shade. Tolerates dry shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness'

Other names: Geranium 'White-Ness', Geranium macrorrhizum 'Mount Olympus White', Geranium macrorrhizum 'Mount Olympus'

Genus: Geranium Geranium

Variety or Cultivar: 'White-Ness' _ G. macrorrhizum 'White-Ness' is a semi-evergreen perennial with rounded, pale-green scented leaves. From late-spring to mid-summer, it bears pure white flowers with long, yellow-tipped stamens. An easy plant to grow, good for ground cover.


Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Pale-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Leaves are scented

Habit: Clump-forming, Mat Forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Capsid bug , Sawflies , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Downy mildew , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Remove stems once flowered and old leaves to encourage the production of new leaves and flowers. . REGISTER to read more...

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


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Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness' (Geranium 'White-Ness') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation: Easy to grow in most soils in sun or shade. Tolerates dry shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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