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Purple Herb Roberts Geranium

Geranium robertianum purpureum     Fr: Géranium pourpre

Gallery of 5 photos for Purple Herb Roberts Geranium

This is a hairy annual or biennial, often red or bronze flushed, very similar to the Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum), but with an aromatic smell, smaller flowers and yellow pollen. The petals are usually not notched.

Variants of the Latin name are Geranium purpureum and Geranium robertianum subsp. purpureum.

Flowers. Apr-Aug

Tall. Low - Short

Habitat. Damp, usually shaded habitats, rocks, often in the maquis; occasionally along hedgerows or walls.

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