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Scientific Name: Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'
Pronunciation: jur-AY-nee-um mack-roe-RYE-zum
Common Name: Ingwersen's Variety bigroot geranium
Family Name: Geraniaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Spreading groundcover; leaves are large, orbicular, med-green, lobed (often 7), dentate margins.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Dense, Spreading
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Exposure: Deep shade, Filtered shade, Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Container planting, Fragrance, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Spring interest, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google
Ingwersen's Variety bigroot geranium
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Distinctive smell, Pubescent
Colour in Fall: Green-yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular
Bases: Peltate
Margins: Pinnately lobed

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Flowers paired
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Pink
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun

Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Jul
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Initially capsule-like, but splits into 5 mericarps which each open like a follicle to release a single seed

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Seed, Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Drought resistant
(BCE) Boulevard (Circular) Eastend
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZE) GAZebo East : q.10+
(GAZN) GAZebo North : q. 5
(GAZW) GAZebo West : q. 5
(ONW) Overpass North side West
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