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Botanical name: Geranium phaeum 'Lady in Mourning'
Other names: Dusky cranesbill 'Lady in Mourning', Mourning widow 'Lady in Mourning', Geranium 'Mourning Widow', Geranium phaeum 'Morning Widow'
Variety or cultivar: 'Lady in Mourning' _ 'Lady in Mourning' is an upright, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with deeply lobed, mid- to dark green leaves and slender, branching stems pendent, dark maroon flowers with slightly recurved petals.
Geranium phaeum 'Lady in Mourning' is: Deciduous
Flower: Maroon in Spring; Maroon in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Upright
Pruning: After flowering, rejuvenate plants by removing old stems and leaves.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Divide from early autumn to early spring or cut back after flowering in summer, divide and replant.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...
Geranium phaeum 'Lady in Mourning' (Dusky cranesbill 'Lady in Mourning') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in any moderately fertile soil (apart from waterlogged) in either full sun or partial shade. Shade is tolerated.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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