Details
'Russell Prichard' is a trailing herbaceous perennial to 30cm tall, making a wide mat of neat, rounded, lobed grey-green leaves and rich magenta-pink flowers 3cm wide in summer

Hardiness
H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)

Aspect
South-facing or West-facing or East-facing or North-facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered

Moisture
Well-drained, Moist

Soil
Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam

pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
0.1-0.5 metres
Ultimate spread
0.5-1 metres
Time to ultimate height
2-5 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grow in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Most soils (unless waterlogged) in either sun or shade are tolerated
Propagation
Take basal stem cuttings in spring. Divide between early autumn and early spring or cut back the plants after flowering in summer then Divide, replant and water well
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden

How to care
Pruning
Remove flowered stems and old leaves to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers
Pests
May be damaged by vine weevil larvae, Geranium sawfly larve, capsid bug or slugsand snails
Diseases
Downy mildew or a virus are occasional problems. Powdery mildew in dry conditions may be troublesome

Geranium × riversleaianum 'Russell Prichard'

£7.80Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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