Geranium thunbergii ‘Jester’s Jacket’
JESTER’S JACKET CRANESBILL
Wonderful groundcover foliage, with each leaf splashed with pink, cream and pink on pretty little Geranium thunbergii ‘Jester’s Jacket.
Icing sugar pink flowers in spring & summer are the topping on the cake, but really it is the foliage that gives such delight.
And you can really see how appropriate the common name of jester’s Jacket’ is. Because no two intricately coloured leaves are the same.
Gerenium thunbergii ‘Jester’s Jacket’ forms a low perennial clump, and it makes a lovely groundcover when massed.
Grow Jester’s jacket in Part Shade, Dappled Sun to Full Sun.
It is ideal nestling under taller roses or shrubs, where the colourful foliage can compliment the colours of other flowers, and add extra sparkle.
Very frost hardy.
Easy to grow and low care perennial groundcover.
Flowers 25cm H x 45cm W mat of foliage.
SEED SOWING ADVICE:
Sow in punnets indoors at any time / or scatter in garden late winter-early spring.
INDOORS: Sow in punnets on surface of good quality seed raising mix. Press gently. Barely cover with grit/mix/sand/vermiculite.
Keep punnet moist at 15-20 °C for 2-4 weeks.
Then wrap punnet in cling wrap & place in fridge (not freezer) for 4-6 weeks.
Remove from fridge, unwrap punnet & return to well-lit 15-20 °C.
Most seedlings should emerge in approx. 30 to 90 days. But do not discard punnet, as some seedlings may come later.
SEED COUNT: 10 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count, and give a generous serve).