Geranium or Cranesbill
They have masses of divided green leaves and dainty cup shaped flowers often with distinctive veining, that last throughout the summer.
A beautiful versatile perennial
The name cranesbill derives from the bird 'Crane' which is one of the largest flying birds in the world, it is said that on some varieties the fruit pods resemble the cranes long beak.
Where to Site Your Geranium
Geraniums are the perfect perennial for ground cover, slopes and drooping over the side of pots and baskets.
How to Grow and Look after Your Geranium
Grow in nice healthy soil in sun or half shade.
They tolerate hard pruning in autumn.