Geranium x oxonianum ‘Lace Time’
Produces lacy pale pink flowers with notched petals and dark purple-pink veins in Spring and through Summer. Geranium x oxonianum ‘Lace Time’ is a semi-evergreen groundcover with wrinkled, mid-green leaves. It is tough and easy to care for. Ideal for blocking weeds and carpeting under roses.
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 oxonianum ‘Lace Time’ 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 which is also pest a disease resistant.
Growing: Geranium x oxonianum ‘Lace Time’
– Height with flowers: 20cm approx.
– Width: 35cm approx.
– Position: Preferably Full sun but will grow just fine in Partial shade.
– Soil:Preferably Rich and Well drained but will enjoy most soils as long as it isn’t frequently wet.
– Fragrance: Scented foliage.
– Frost: Tolerant of light frosts but need protection in harder frosts.
– Growth: Perennial.
– Attracts: Birds, bees and also other beneficial insects to the garden.
– Care: Prefers deep watering and drying out between waters (avoid over-head). Cut back hard after flowering and you get the bonus of a second and sometimes third flush of flowers.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Geraniums have a slight scent that smells nice to us but isn’t appetising to deer or rabbits.
– Origin: Geranium x oxonianum is an old garden origin cross between Geranium endressii and Geranium versicolor. ‘Lace Time’ is one of the many hybrids that was produced from this cross.