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Erodium manescaui Heron's Bill, Stork's Bill.  mail order plants for sale ireland rare plants

Heron's Bill, Stork's Bill.  mail order

Erodium manescaui

Heron's Bill, Stork's Bill. A clump-forming perennial with green foliage. Long stalked umbels of saucer-shaped magenta-purple flowers, the two uppermost petals marked with a deep purple spot. Self-seeds. Height 45-70cm. Spread 20-30cm. Flower colour Purple. Flowers from May to September. Herbaceous. Foliage colour Green. Hardy. Planting instructions Water thoroughly before planting.

A bright display of charming, purple flowers provides long-lasting colour. This clump-forming perennial is suitable for the rock garden or front of herbaceous border.

Position: Best in well-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun.
Planting: Water well and leave to stand. Maintain plant at the same level in the soil as it was in the pot. Re-fill planting hole with two parts soil mixed with one part soil improver and a little general fertilizer. Firm well and water in.
Plant care: In winter, protect from prolonged, wet weather