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Geranium macrorrhizum 'White-Ness'

Family: Geraniaceae
Hardiness: To Zone 3
Mature Size: 10"x24"
Exposure: Sun-Shade
Bloom Time: May-June
Moisture Needs: Dry to Moist
Origin: Greece
Price: $18.00
Pot Size: Large Band Pot

Stock Status:In Stock

Product Code: P4198

A white flowered variant of this familiar Geranium whose flowers are backed by a green calyx rather than pink which adds to its overall indispensable lightness of being.  The paler than normal green leaves accentuate this and makes this valuable for brightening a somber corner or tempering hotter colors.  This was found on Mt Olympus in Greece on a Ness Botanic Garden Expedition and introduced by the same.  We should have thought more about our name - 'White-Far' 'Far White' 'White Reach' 'Reach White' just doesn't get it - those Brits one-up us on plants again - buggers!  This will handle dry shade to mostly sun and is nearly a mythic plant for those tough places and somehow thrives under the regime of absentee gardening.