Geranium oxonianum x sessiliflorum

‘Tanya Rendall’

$9.50

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Description

Geranium oxonianum x sessiliflorum ‘Tanya Rendall’ 

Ultra-hardy groundcover with purple new growth aging to deep olive green leaves. Geranium oxonianum x sessiliflorum ‘Tanya Rendall’ Thrives in sun and part shade. With a profusion of deep pink flowers making a bold statement on the lovely coloured foliage. Each flower has an ivory centre eye bleeding into the deep pink, a very attractive and striking colour combination. A long bloomer over spring and summer. Sun-1/2 Shade, 20cm thick groundcover, ideal for blocking weeds and carpeting under roses. A very easy to grow plant. Its especially hardy in frosty or seaside areas, as it has been bred on the Orkney Islands.

Tough groundcover for tough spots

Ideal for drier spots in the garden, this tough but attractive plant is an excellent ground cover for difficult conditions. For instance a dryer spot shaded by trees, roses or shrubs. 
Geranium oxonianum x sessiliflorum won’t fade away if you forget to water, and when happy it will self-sow to fill in any bare spots for you. A very tolerant plant once established especially because it is also frost hardy as well as pest and disease resistant.

Growing:
Geranium oxonianum x sessiliflorum ‘Tanya Rendall’

– Height with flowers: 30cm approx.
– Width: 40cm approx.
– Position: Preferably Partial Shade but will grow just fine in Deep Shade.
– Soil: Well drained, Will enjoy most soils as long as it isn’t too wet.

– Fragrance: Scented foliage.
– Frost: Hardy
– Growth: Semi-Evergreen Perennial Groundcover.
– Attracts: Birds, bees as well as other beneficial insects.

– Care:  Prefers deep watering and drying out between waters. A tidy up of over weathered leaves or growth is all that is really needed.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Geraniums have a slight scent that smells nice to us but isn’t appetising to deer or rabbits.
– Origin: Geranium ‘Tanya Rendall’ was bred in the Orkney Islands by Richard Rendall and named after his daughter.

 

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