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Where to plant in my garden?

Very attractive in an herbaceous border.

Competes well with tall grasses in a meadow. 

 

Flowers: June-Sept

Habitat: Grassland and hedgerow

Height: 30-60cm

Growth Type: Perennial

Position: Full sun

Soil Preference: Wide range, preferring calcareous

 

RHS Perfect for pollinators 

Meadow Cranesbill

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  • Geranium pratense

     

    5 Jumbo plug plants

     

    Deep violet blue flowers from June onwards provide nectar for bees and butterflies, in the 'June gap', when the best of the spring flowers and fruit blossom is over, but the height-of-summer flowers are not yet in full bloom.

     

    A caterpillar food plant of the Brown Argus butterfly.

     

    It is the parent to many garden varieties of hardy geranium.

     

    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.