Geranium x renardii

‘Fox Whiskers’

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Description

Geranium x renardii ‘Fox Whiskers’ 

 

Produces blooms of ivory with violet veins in Spring through Summer. Geranium x renardii ‘Fox Whiskers’ will grow to around 30cm and enjoys a position in Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Tough groundcover for tough spots

Ideal for drier, tough spots in the garden, For instance a spot shaded by trees, roses or shrubs.
It will form a carpet of soft green foliage to cover the ground all year round, topped with those beautiful ivory and violet veined blooms over so many months. 
Geranium x renardii ‘Fox Whiskers’ 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 heat and dry tolerant plant once established.

Growing:

– Height with flowers: 15cm approx.
– Width: 30cm 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: Native to the Caucasus region between Europe and Asia.

 

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