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Geranium nodosum 'Clos de Coudray'


Geranium 'Clos de Coudray' is a slowly spreading cranesbill for dry shade with lovely flowers in different shades of purple.

This uncommon hardy geranium has attractive thrice-dissected foliage with a subtle lustre. The flowers have various shades of purple and pink, deeper at the base of the petals and lightening towards the pale, lilac-frosted edges with deeper veins throughout. Grows to about 16 inches high on slowly spreading, rhizomatous clumps. Tolerant of dry shade.

Common Name: Knotted Cranesbill

Family: Geraniaceae (The Geranium Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Margins of deciduous forest among oak, beech, and chestnu on calcareous and siliceous substrates with neutral pH and average soil moisture, 100–1,300 metres (330–4,270 ft) above sea level.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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