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Storksbill Bishops Form in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form'

 

Storksbill 'Bishop's Form'

Erodium is a low-growing flowering plant in the geranium family that bears five-petalled flowers in shades of white, pink, and purple, that strongly resemble the better-known Geranium (cranesbill). They like slightly alkaline soil, so add lime if your soil is acid. 'Bishop's Form' is a low-growing perennial, with dark grey-green slightly hairy leaves, and rose-pink flowers with dark veins and pale pink centres

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plant Features
  • Storksbill Bishops Form likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Storksbill Bishops Form likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Storksbill Bishops Form is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Storksbill Bishops Form likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Storksbill 'Bishop's Form'

Latin name

Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form'

type

Herbaceous Perennial

family

Geraniaceae

ph

7.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Storksbill Bishops Form likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Storksbill Bishops Form is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Storksbill Bishops Form likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Storksbill Bishops Form likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Storksbill Bishops Form is 0.60meters x 0.10meters 0.60 M 0.10 M

Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form'

Erodium is a low-growing flowering plant in the geranium family that bears five-petalled flowers in shades of white, pink, and purple, that strongly resemble the better-known Geranium (cranesbill). They like slightly alkaline soil, so add lime if your soil is acid. 'Bishop's Form' is a low-growing perennial, with dark grey-green slightly hairy leaves, and rose-pink flowers with dark veins and pale pink centres


Propagating by seed

From Early Autumn TO Mid Autumn

Erodium seeds should be sown directly outdoors in a sunny site as soon as the seeds are ripe in the Autumn

 

Flowering

From Late Spring TO Mid Autumn

Erodiums flower from Spring to Autumn if dead-headed regularly

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant erodiums 8" - 10" apart. They form low clumps, which can be divided easily once the plant is established.

 
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