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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety' (Bigroot geranium)

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Bigroot geranium

A great groundcover geranium. This Geranium macrorrhizum selection has been working hard in gardens since 1929. Light pink flowers with darker sepals and stems are held high above thick green foliage. Tolerates bright shade and drier soils. Order early!

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Height

12-18 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Bloom Color

Light Pink

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Bigroot geranium Interesting Notes

Pale rose-pink flowers. Abundant, spreading mass of highly aromatic foliage has flowers that leave bunches of crimson-red, berrylike seedheads as the petals fall away. Rounded, full-formed, apple-green leaves. - Darwin Perennials

1993 RHS Award of Garden Merit

Geranium is derived from the Greek geranós, meaning crane. The common name, cranesbill, derives from the shape of the fruit capsule that appears in some of the species.

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Sun to partial shade, well-drained soil.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Summer
Summer
Average
Average
Moist
Moist
Dry
Dry
Groundcover
Groundcover
Fragrant
Fragrant

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Moist Sun