Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Cambridge’
A low-growing hybrid that produces stunning mauve-pink blooms in Spring and Summer. These rise over a flat thick mat of dark foliage. This produces a really stunning contrast groundcover that also works as a good weed suppressor. Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Cambridge’ enjoys Sun or Shade and is tough and very easy to grow. It’s especially hardy in frosty or seaside areas thick mat of fragrant dark green growth.
Tough groundcover for tough spots
Ideal for drier, tough spots in the garden, For instance a spot shaded by trees roses or shrubs.
Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Cambridge’ 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 and pest a disease resistant.
Growing: Geranium cantabrigiense ‘Cambridge’
– Height with flowers: 30cm approx.
– Width: 40cm approx.
– Position: Preferably Full Sun but will grow just fine in Partial 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: A hybrid Geranium that was originally bred at Cambridge University.