Geranium 'Philippe Vapelle' is a cranesbill that has bluish-purple flowers and cool, textured foliage.
Geranium 'Philippe Vapelle' is one of the smaller hardy geraniums or cranesbills grown not only for its pretty flowers but foliage too. The leaves are small, rounded and gently cut with an interesting bumpy texture in blue-green tones. Single, violet-lavender flowers are borne above the foliage mounds that reach 12 inches high and wide. A perfect choice for the front of the border, in the rock garden or as a ground cover. Attracts bees and butterflies. Deer, rabbit, slug, snail and aphid resistant.
Common Name: Cranesbill
Family: Geraniaceae (The Geranium Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: lavender
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Grasslands.
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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