Geranium clarkei

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Geranium clarkei
Geranium clarkei Kashmir White.jpg
G. clarkei 'Kashmir White'
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
Species: G. clarkei
Binomial name
Geranium clarkei
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Geranium clarkei, called Clark's geranium, is a species of flowering plant in the Geraniaceae family,[1] native to India and cultivated for use in gardens.[2]

It is an herbaceous perennial growing to 50 cm (20 in) in height, with deeply cut 7-lobed leaves and white or purple flowers with pink veining in summer. It spreads by underground rhizomes, and is used for groundcover or the front of a border.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IPNI
  2. ^ Phillips, Ellen; Colston Burrell, C. (1993), Rodale's illustrated encyclopedia of perennials, Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, pp. 373–76, ISBN 0-87596-570-9 
  3. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.