Ballerina Geranium

Ballerina Geranium

Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'

$20.00 + GST

Aka. Cranesbill. This dwarf variety features a mass of soft pink flowers with a deep purple eye and veins in summer. This low-growing selection forms a neat mound of star-shaped grey-green foliage that has a trailing effect. Terrific for trailing over walls.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 0.33 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.5 ft FLOWER Summer, Pink, Purple
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Neat mound of star-shaped grey-green foliage that has a trailing effect

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used in edging or as a groundcover

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average, moist well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

If flowering stops, shear in midsummer to encourage bushy growth and reblooming in fall

Clump Division:

Clumps can be divided in spring

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Some varieties of geranium are edible and used in herbal preparations - Some reports say all geranium varieties are interchangeable for herbal use - not confirmed.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot