Hardy Geranium  macrorrhizum Ingwersens Variety Hardy Geranium  macrorrhizum Ingwersens Variety
Hardy Geranium  macrorrhizum Ingwersens Variety
Hardy Geranium  macrorrhizum Ingwersens Variety

Hardy Geranium  macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

A fabulous plant for colour and scent – even in dry shade!
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Shade
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
RHS Garden Merit
  • A popular perennial geranium that will make you wonder what you ever did before you discovered it!
  • An absolutely invaluable groundcover plant for your garden, it's quite happy to grow where others fear to set down roots including dry shade.
  • Pretty lilac-pink flowers in spring and attractive, scented leaves which colour up a rusty green in autumn make this an all-year-round performer.
  • Ingwersen’s’ excellent mounding habit and late spring to summer flowering time make this a favorite for borders or containers.
  • Supplied as 6 plug plants ready to pot up and grow on or plant out straight away.
6 x plug plants - Item: 480405
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Product Description

This is a popular perennial geranium that will make you wonder what you ever did before you discovered it! An absolutely invaluable groundcover plant for your garden, it's quite happy to grow where others fear to set down roots - rewarding you with pretty lilac-pink flowers and attractive, scented leaves which colour up a rusty green in autumn.

In spring, 'Ingwersen's Variety' get the season off to a great start with a soft mound of downy new leaves which are quickly followed by its pale flowers - often with slightly darker veining - as it begins to fill gaps and spread itself gently though the border.

Besides its flowers, the soft leaves of geranium macrorrhizum are an attractive feature in their own right, being very fragrant and lobed, which means this variety is gorgeous even when not in flower and you'll not be able to resist running your hands over it.

Growing to around 40cm high, this is a medium sized variety, and one of those 'well behaved' groundcover plants - filling gaps and growing where little else will thrive, even tolerating dry shade - and an absolutely perfect partner for clematis where it will cover a straggly, bare base.

‘Ingwersen’s variety will grow in any moderately fertile soil as long as it's not waterlogged, and it’s happy in full sun or any type of shade, colonising the ground with rooting stems in cool conditions.

Supplied and 6 plug plants, ready to pot up and grow on or plant straight out.

What Is Supplied

Item 480405 supplied as:
Supplied as 6 plug plants ready to pot up and grow on or plant straight out.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Snip off faded flowers at the base or shear the tops of the plants back to new growth in order to stimulate reblooming and freshen the foliage.

Care Guide

  • Really low maintenance.
  • Prefers compost-enriched soil that stays moist. If planting straight out, keep well-watered until established.
  • Doesn’t normally need dividing but plants can be split in spring or autumn if needed.
  • A haircut with shears after flowering is all the pruning that is required.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
40cm
60cm
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Hardy Geranium  macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'
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