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Wood Cranesbill


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 Wood Cranesbill
Geranium sylvaticum

Distribution:  The northern counterpart of the Meadow Cranesbill.  Widespread and locally common in open woods and grassy and heathery places, but rare in southern England , Wales and Ireland.
Habitat:  Open woods, grassland and heathery places in damp, semi-shady situations.
Description:  Native perennial of medium height (up to 60cm) with bright mauve flowers from April to July.

Sowing Instructions for Seeds:  Sow seed in spring in a greenhouse or cold frame. When the seedlings are large enough to handle, prick them out into individual pots.  Plant the seedlings out into their final position in summer.

Our plants and seeds are of native British origin.