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Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' (Cambridge geranium)

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Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

Cambridge geranium

A wonderful landscape groundcover for part shade or sun featuring white flowers with light pink veins and stamens. Red to orange fall color is outstanding. 'Biokovo' is easy to grow in the shade or bright edge conditions. This naturally occuring hybrid was discovered in the Biokova Mountains in Croatia.

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6-8 Inches


10-12 Inches

Bloom Color


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Cambridge geranium Interesting Notes

The Perennial Plant Association's 2015 Perennial Plant of the Year®

Perfect for adding texture, this perennial blooms for an extended period. The mounding growth produces numerous white flowers with a pink blush and veins. The green foliage turns color when fall arrives. Plant in well-drained soil in full to part sun.

Aromatic carpeting Geranium with light green, semi-evergreen foliage which turns red in fall. Good groundcover. Nodding, reflex-petaled, white flowers that open from pink buds. - Darwin Perennials

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 × cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best in full to part sun with average to moist, well-drained soils.

Good Substitutions

cranesbill Geranium 'Azure Rush'
Cambridge geranium Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Karmina'
white bigroot geranium Geranium macrorrhizum 'Album'
cranesbill Geranium 'Rozanne'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Propagation Type