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Geranium pratense (Meadow Cranesbill) seeds - RP Seeds

Geranium pratense (Meadow Cranesbill) seeds


Lovely British native wildflower with gorgeous violet-blue flowers & rounded mid green leaves which turn deep red in autumn. Long flowering season from June to September. Very attractive to butterflies.

Hardy Perennial
Flowers: June - September
Height: 75cm, Spread: 60cm
Position: Sun or semi shade in any soil

Packet of 30 seeds



Sowing Instructions:  Sow at any time of year.

Sow on the surface of a moist, free-draining seed compost (eg. John Innes) and just cover with a fine sprinkling of sieved compost or vermiculite/perlite.  Propagate at 13-18C in a propagator, greenhouse or on a shade windowsill indoors, keeping the compost slightly moist at all times.   Germination should take place in 30-90 days.  As most of the seedlings begin to emerge, very gradually increase ventilation by opening the propagator vents or the bag. 

Growing Instructions:  When the seedlings are large enough to handle, pot up individually into 9cm pots and grow on in well-ventilated conditions at about 10 to 15C.   When well established, gradually acclimatise to cooler conditions.  Plant out in the garden in late spring or early autumn in a sunny or semi-shaded position 50cm apart. 


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