Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Westray’ –
Dense groundcover plant forming the neatest, tightest cushion of foliage. Leaves are rounded with scalloped edges like a mound of shiny dark green shells. Foliage colours to vivid scarlets and burgundies in cold weather. Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Westray’ flowers are lovely, large and pink, prolific and very round, so show strikingly against the foliage. Frost hardy. Sun or shade.15cm H 60cm W
– Height with flowers: 15cm approx.
– Width: 60cm approx.
– Position: Full sun, can tolerate Partial shade.
– Soil: Well drained, Will enjoy most soils as long as it isn’t frequently wet.
– Fragrance: Scented foliage.
– Frost: Hardy
– Growth: Perennial.
– Attracts: Another pollinator friendly plant, attracting birds, bees and other beneficial insects to the garden.
– Care: Prefers deep watering and drying out between waters (avoid over-head).
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Geraniums have a slight scent that smells nice to us but isn’t appetising to deer or rabbits.
– Origin: Bred by British Geranium enthusiast Alan Bremner, who named it after the Orkney Island of Westray; his father’s homeland.