Want to add a little cutie to your landscape? The Biokovo Geranium (Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo') is the plant for you! This Geranium won the Perennial of the Year award in 2015!
This type of Geranium is a dwarf variety that will grow relatively low to the ground. Fragrant dark green foliage has a rounded, deep lobed leaf shape which turns into a rusty red color in the fall.
Early spring brings blushing inch wide white blooms that will last into late summer. This mounding plant will reach about 10 inches in height and will spread up to 1 ½ feet in width when fully mature.
'Biokovo' is best grown in your garden, but it is also known to perform well in containers and pots. Use this Geranium as a "spiller" in the spiller-thriller-filler combination of outdoor pot arrangements. You will need to have more frequent watering if you have this growing in containers.
Since 'Biokovo' is a medium grower this will be a perfect choice for ground covers, edgings, rock gardens, and mass plantings. This is low maintenance and easy to control, and is a garden favorite.
'Biokovo' grows best in full sun or partial shade. If it is too shaded, it will not produce as many blooms and will spread more in its habit of growth. Your soil should be moist, organic, well-draining soil. Sandy, loamy, chalky, slightly acidic, and rich humus soils will help this plant grow and thrive. Once the roots become established, it can withstand periods of drought.
Buy this award winning plant from Nature Hills.
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'|
|Mature Height||8 - 10 inches|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Flower Color||Light Pink|
|Pruning Time||Late Winter|