Synonym: Geranium 'Blogold'
Geranium 'Blue Sunrise' was introduced into the catalogue in 2000 by English plantsmen Blooms of Bressingham and in 2005 received an Award of Garden Merit for its ornamental qualities:
- long flowering period from June to October (*) Big lavender-blue flowers with magenta veins, about 3 cm in diameter,
- astonishingly luminous foliage, which starts off chartreuse to yellowish-green and turns reddish in the autumn. Palmate leaves nearly 10 cm long,
In the garden we like to plant it along the edge of a border with silver or golden-leaved Artemisia, Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee', or under perennials with flowering spikes (Veronica, Agastache).
Grow in ordinary garden soil in the sun (not scorching) or preferably in slight shade. Grows well in containers. Hardiness: - 20°C. Deciduous.
(*) June-July is the peak of the flowering season for Geranium 'Blue Sunrise'™. It continues to flower sporadically through August and September.
- 12 cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 30 to 50cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm
- Flower colour: blue
- Flowering period: summer flowers
® Unlicensed propagation prohibited.
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