FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
An undemanding and hardy groundcover that has delicate, feathery light green foliage that forms a dense carpet. It produces masses of roundish, mauve flowers throughout the year, with a peak in the summer months.
This plant is valuable for a wildlife-friendly garden as it attracts a host of insect pollinators.
The leaves and flowers are edible and make a refreshing tea.ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts a host of insect pollinators.
Serves as a butterfly and moth larval host plant.
The plant self-seeds freely, so older plants can be removed to allow the younger ones to fill the space.
Trim back after flowering to encourage a new batch of flowers.
Bushveld, country, grassland
Geranium incanum is versatile and can be grown very effectively as a colourful border plant, in pots or hanging baskets. It is also very attractive when allowed to trail over retaining walls.
A useful plant for the edible garden.
Geranium incanum is easily propagated from both seed and cuttings.