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Geranium himalayense 'Gravetye'

Purplish blue cup shaped flowers with purple veining. Pink tinged early spring foliage. Spreading habit, forming a carpet around the base of shrubs and trees. Good in shade. To 30cm. Hardy.

At a glance

Common Name
Cranesbill 'Gravetye'
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
0 to 30cm
Colour
Blue
Spread Rate
Very Fast
Flowering
Early Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained
Aspect
Part-shade, Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators
Awards
RHS AGM Award
Feature
Pink tinged emerging foliage

Sue's Notes

This is one of my favourite hardy geraniums, slowly forming a carpet around shrubs and trees. The flowers are lovely, but the early foliage is almost like miniature rhubarb stalks, unfurling gold and pink.

 
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