Geranium cinereum

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Geranium cinereum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
Species: G. cinereum
Binomial name
Geranium cinereum
Cav., 1787

Geranium cinereum (Ashy Cranesbill) is a small, semi-evergreen perennial plant usually grown for low ground cover or in rockeries.

They generally grow to 15 cm in height with a spread of 30 cm. Leaves are deeply divided and grey-green. It flowers in summer, with striking black-eyed flowers with black stamens. The plant grows in full sunlight, and is considered "semi" hard.

This plant has been given a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

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