Geranium wallichianum

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Geranium wallichianum
Storchenschäbel 'Buxtons Blue'.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
Species: G. wallichianum
Binomial name
Geranium wallichianum
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Geranium wallichianum is a species of hardy flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the genus Geranium, Geraniaceae family. It is native to the Himalayas. It grows to 60 cm with hairy toothed leaves and blue flowers in summer. It is suitable for cultivation in temperate regions, in the front of the border.[1] Various cultivars have been selected of which 'Buxton's variety' has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964. 
  2. ^ http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=871