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Geranium pratense 'Algera Double' (Meadow cranesbill 'Algera Double')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Geranium pratense 'Algera Double'

Other names

Meadow cranesbill 'Algera Double'

Genus

Geranium Geranium

Variety or Cultivar

'Algera Double' _ 'Algera Double' is a vigorous, mound-forming, herbaceous perennial with deeply lobed, toothed, mid-green leaves and upright stems bearing double, violet-marked, white flowers in late spring and early summer.


Geranium pratense 'Algera Double' is: Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

White, Flushed purple in Summer

Foliage

Flushed purple, Dark-green in Spring; Flushed purple, Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green, Flushed purple in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Capsid bug Vine weevil , Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Capsid bug

Powdery 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 pratense 'Algera Double' (Meadow cranesbill 'Algera Double') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Underplanting, Ground Cover, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Cake decoration, Add to salads

Cultivation

Best planted in most moderately fertile soil (apart from waterlogged) in either full sun or partial shade. Shade is tolerated.

Soil type

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Geranium pratense 'Algera Double'

Other names

Meadow cranesbill 'Algera Double'

Genus

Geranium Geranium

Variety or Cultivar

'Algera Double' _ 'Algera Double' is a vigorous, mound-forming, herbaceous perennial with deeply lobed, toothed, mid-green leaves and upright stems bearing double, violet-marked, white flowers in late spring and early summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

White, Flushed purple in Summer

Foliage

Flushed purple, Dark-green in Spring; Flushed purple, Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green, Flushed purple in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Rose leaf-rolling sawfly , Capsid bug

Specific diseases

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 pratense 'Algera Double' (Meadow cranesbill 'Algera Double') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Underplanting, Ground Cover, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Cake decoration, Add to salads

Cultivation

Best planted in most moderately fertile soil (apart from waterlogged) in either full sun or partial shade. Shade is tolerated.

Soil type

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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