Geranium phaeum “Lily Lovell” differs from the natural form by lighter leaves and purple flowers. The perennial plant from the Geraniaceae family can grow up to 90 centimeters high, the flowers are pollinated by honeybees. In the garden, it is suitable for sunny to semi-shady locations with evenly moist soil.
Popular name(s): Dusky Crane’s-Bill, Black Widow, Mourning Widow
Botanical name: Geranium phaeum “Lily Lovell”
Origin: The wild type is native to some european countries (distribution map).
Height: 70 to 90 centimeters
USDA zone: 5 (-9.4 °F/-23 °C)
Categories: Blue & Purple Flowers | Perennials |