Geranium macrorrhizum ‘White-Ness’, is a perennial. It produces beautiful white flowers in May and June. A hardy plant that is suited both to full sun as well as full shade. It works beautifully in borders under shrubs and trees or as a ground cover.
It grows in fertile, well-drained soil. It is an evergreen but in colder climates, it could lose some of its leaves in the winter. Like other Geraniums, it has fragrant leaves.
It is also known as Big-Root Cranesbill or Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Mount Olympus’. Geraniums belong to the Geraniaceae family of plants. Geranium macrorrhizum ‘White-Ness’ grows to 50cm or 1.5ft. It does spread as wide as tall, almost 1m or 3ft. It is hardy but does not like waterlogged soils.
How to grow Geranium macrorrhizum ‘White-Ness’:
Grow Geranium macrorrhizum ‘White-Ness’ in the sun or shade. Plant it in fertile, well-drained soil. Propagate Geranium macrorrhizum ‘White-Ness’ by division in spring or by cuttings in mid-spring as well as root cuttings. Remove old leaves and flowers it will grow back if you prune them harder. Watch out for vine weevil or capsid bug and powdery mildew.
Also read about Geranium sylvaticum.