Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’
Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’, Cranesbill ‘Dusky Rose’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Dusky Rose’ _ ‘Dusky Rose’ is a compact, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with lobed, dark purple or dark purple-flushed, dark green leaves and upright, branching stems bearing pink flowers from late spring to early autumn.
Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn
Flushed purple, Dark-purple, Dark-green in Spring
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Capsid bug , Sawflies , Vine weevil
Downy mildew , Powdery mildew
Cut back after flowering to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers.
Basal cuttings, Division
WHERE TO GROW
Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’ (Geranium ‘Dusky Rose’) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock, Wildflower, Wildlife
Grow in any moderately fertile soil as long as it is not waterlogged. Tolerates full shade but leaves will lose much of their purple shading.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West