Geranium x oxonianum 'Fran's Star' (d)
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
Little known, but named in memory of Fran Varley, wife of first Worcs Group treasurer.
Bred by Crûg Farm Plants
Brief description of plant
Clump-forming evergreen perennial with attractively marked foliage.
Height x Spread
30cm x 40cm
Semi-double ‘starry’ rose-pink flowers with darker veining carried on trailing stems.
Mid-green with attractive dark markings .
May - Sept
Pests and diseases
Generally no problems.
Tolerant of dry conditions, even under trees. Cut back after first flush of flowers to encourage longer flowering and tidy plant.
Probably sterile (so no unwanted seedlings), but easy to propagate by division.