World Plants Logo

search the world

Perennials > Geranium > Geranium sylvaticum > Geranium sylvaticum 'Mayflower'

Geranium sylvaticum

'Mayflower'


Mayflower Wood Cranesbill




Family
Geraniaceae
Genus
Geranium
Species
sylvaticum
Cultivar
'Mayflower'
Category
Perennials
USDA Hardiness Zone
1a - 6a
Canadian Hardiness Zone
0a - 5b
RHS Hardiness Zone
H7
Temperature (°C)
-51 - (-21)
Temperature (°F)
-60 - (-5)
Height
0.5 - 1 m
Spread
0.1 – 0.5 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MayJune
General Description
Geranium sylvaticum 'Mayflower' is a compact herbaceous perennial with basal, deeply lobed leaves and rich, violet-blue flowers with white centres.
Cultivation
Grow in full sun to part shade, in moist, well-drained soil. Old leaves and stems should be removed to encourage flowering and new growth.
Growth
Fast
Pests
Possible problems include: capsid bug, sawflies, vine weevil, powdery mildew and downy mildew.
Leaf Description
Deep, serrated lobes; 10 - 20 cm wide.
Flower Description
Saucer-shaped, rich violet-blue with small white centre, 2.5 - 3 cm in diameter.
goToTop
top