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Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark' (Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark'

Other names

Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark'

Genus

Geranium Geranium

Variety or Cultivar

'Mrs Kendall Clark' _ 'Mrs Kendall Clark' forms a clump of serrated and lobed leaves and subtle pale-violet flowers flushed rose-pink.


Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark' is: Deciduous

Habit

Mat Forming, Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White, Flushed pink, Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in Summer

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 'Mrs Kendall Clark' (Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m 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

Botanical name

Geranium pratense 'Mrs Kendall Clark'

Other names

Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark'

Genus

Geranium Geranium

Variety or Cultivar

'Mrs Kendall Clark' _ 'Mrs Kendall Clark' forms a clump of serrated and lobed leaves and subtle pale-violet flowers flushed rose-pink.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Mat Forming, Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White, Flushed pink, Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in Summer


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 'Mrs Kendall Clark' (Meadow cranesbill 'Mrs Kendall Clark') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m 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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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geranium mrs kendall clarke with pimpinella rosea

(16/07/2011)

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