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In Part I, Chapter 2 describes the history of nomenclature, usage, and cultivation of Geranium and Pelargonium species; Chapter 3 deals with the taxonomy of Geranium species and cultivars, origins and growth in the wild; Chapter 4 is on the phytochemistry of the genus Geranium; Chapter 5 is a description of cultivation and harvesting of Geranium macrorrhizum and Geranium sanguineum for medicinal use in Bulgaria; Chapter 6 describes the production, extraction, distillation and use of the essential oil of Geranium macrorrhizum and Geranium sanguineum; and, Chapter 7 deals with the use of Geranium species extracts as herbal medicines.
Cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum) and bellflower (Campanula carpatica) are very informal plants that will flop over with the weight of the flowers.
Those that make excellent border plants include: Geranium sanguineum that grows from 15-30cm (6in-12in) tall as a long-lived clump-forming perennial, ideal for partially sunny places; Geranium macrorrhizum, a ground cover type that looks great in the front of a flower border, or its variety `Czakor' with larger, darker pink flowers.
Geranium sanguineum (mostly reds, pinks, and purples).
Short cranesbills, such as forms of geranium sanguineum, are ideal – Album being the best because its stems are more wiry than the others and offer better scaffolding.
Look out for varieties of native cranebills like Geranium sanguineum 'Glenluce', originally found in Galloway.
Some examples of these are Geranium sanguineum that grows from 15-30cm (6in-12in) tall as a long-lived clump-forming perennial, ideal for partially sunny places.
The raised planter holds drought-tolerant perennials such as Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia) and Geranium sanguineum, ornamental grasses, bulbs, and succulents.