February 8, 2023
Geranium wallichianum - Rise and Shine,

Geranium Wallichianum

Geranium wallichianum ‘Rise and Shine’, is a herbaceous perennial native to the Himalayas. It is a low growing plant that sprawls and produces violet flowers with pink veins and a white center, the flowers turn pinker as they age. It is hardy. It is part of the Geraniaceae family of plants. Geranium wallichianum can grow to 30cm or 1ft tall.

Geranium wallichianum ‘Rise and Shine’ medium green leaves. They are hairy, toothed, and five-lobed. It flowers from June to October. The flowers are purple and saucer-shaped. They are about 3cm or just over 1in. in width.

How to grow Geranium wallichianum ‘Rise and Shine’:

Geranium wallichianum ‘Rise and Shine’ can grow in borders in sun or partial shade. The shade is tolerated but could impact flowering. Plant them in moderately fertile and well-drained soil. Geranium wallichianum ‘Rise and Shine‘, is an easy grower and grows pretty fast.

Propagate from seed, division, or basal cuttings. Remove old, flowered stems to encourage new growth. Watch out for capsid bug, sawflies, downy mildew, or powdery mildew.

Geranium wallichianum - Rise and Shine,
Geranium wallichianum ‘Rise and Shine’
Geranium wallichianum - Rise and Shine,
Geranium wallichianum ‘Rise and Shine’
Geranium wallichianum - Rise and Shine,
Geranium wallichianum ‘Rise and Shine’

Also read about Geranium sylvaticum or Geranium sanguineum.

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