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Erodium manescavii

Erodium manescavii

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Type Herbaceous flower, Alpine, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Erodium manescavii:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Spiney growth can deter unwanted visitors!
  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting

Weaknesses of Erodium manescavii

  • Spiney plant - can scratch young children and gardeners!
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Erodium manescavii:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting

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View other ground cover plants with dark pink flowers, or ground cover plants with medium green foliage