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Geranium phaeum 'Album' (Geranium 'Album')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.8m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Geranium phaeum 'Album'

Other names: Geranium 'Album'

Genus: Geranium Geranium

Variety or Cultivar: 'Album' _ 'Album' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with deeply lobed leaves. From late spring to mid-summer, it produces pure white flowers on upright, wiry stems.


Geranium phaeum 'Album' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming

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 phaeum 'Album' (Geranium 'Album') will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation: Best planted in most moderately fertile soils in either full sun or partial 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: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Geranium phaeum 'Album'

Other names: Geranium 'Album'

Genus: Geranium Geranium

Variety or Cultivar: 'Album' _ 'Album' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with deeply lobed leaves. From late spring to mid-summer, it produces pure white flowers on upright, wiry stems.


Geranium phaeum 'Album' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming

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 phaeum 'Album' (Geranium 'Album') will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation: Best planted in most moderately fertile soils in either full sun or partial 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: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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