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Erodium chrysanthum

Yellow Heron's Bill

Geranium

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This attractive plant forms a low clump of tiny, fern-like, silvery green foliage; starry, pale yellow flowers that mature to white appear from spring until late summer; wonderful for border edging, groundcover for small areas, or containers

Description

This attractive plant forms a low clump of tiny, fern-like, silvery green foliage; starry, pale yellow flowers that mature to white appear from spring until late summer; wonderful for border edging, groundcover for small areas, or containers

Landscape Attributes

Yellow Heron's Bill is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Yellow Heron's Bill is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Yellow Heron's Bill will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 20 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

10 inches

24 inches

sandy

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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