Geranium renardii Family: Geraniaceae
Common name: cranesbill
Description: An herbaceous perennial with a neat, mounding habit. Rounded, lobed, soft sage-green leaves have a quilted, velvety texture. Opal-white, 1¼ inch (2 cm) flowers have widely spaced wedge-shaped, notched petals. Purple-violet veining on petals. Flowers appear in mid-spring through summer.
Special Notes: Native to southwest Asia and Asia Minor, this alpine geranium is excellent for rockeries, containers or at the front of the border. Leaves have good autumn colour. Very easy care. Relatively pest and disease free. Drought tolerant. Deer and rabbit resistant. Propagate by seed; division in spring or autumn.
RHS Award of Garden Merit 1993
Updated on January 31, 2013