Meadow Cranesbill

Geranium pratense (Victor Reiter group)

'Midnight Reiter'

This is a beautiful plant that produces some of the darkest leaves of any cranesbill. 

The finely dissected foliage is deepest maroon-red on emergence, turning dark green with beetroot colour edges as it matures. 

'Midnight Reiter' is long lived but a slow grower although unfussy as to where it grows. It will tolerate sun or partial shade, moist or dryish conditions but will have darker foliage in sun. The dainty pinkish purple flowers emerge in May and make a colourful addition to containers or the front of a border. 

Cut back after flowering to encourage the growth of fresh foliage, this looks lovely through until autumn.

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£ 7.50

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Geraniaceae

Hardy perennial

H7

25cm 

30cm 

Maroon red 

Pinkish purple 

Moist but well-drained 

Full sun, partial shade

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