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Geranium phaeum 'Album' (Geranium 'Album')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.8m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
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

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Sawflies , Vine weevil Capsid bug , Sawflies , Vine weevil

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.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


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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

Sandy, Loamy, Clay, Chalky (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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

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.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


Monthly care advice


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

Sandy, Loamy, Clay, Chalky (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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