How to grow Erodium malacoides

Erodium malacoides grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Erodium also known as Storksbills or Filarees, Erodium malacoides perennial plant, used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.

Leaves color green in spoon shape, the leaves slightly lobed.

Erodium malacoides flower

Flower color purple in flat shape with five petals, flowers grows in clusters.

Fruit color green to brown in beak bird shape.

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How to grow Erodium malacoides growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead fruits and for design

Size of the plant:
20-50cm, 4-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming inforamtion

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Purple  color in flat shape with five petals

Scientific name:

Erodium malacoides

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