Herb latin name: Geranium rotundifolium

Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)

Medicinal use of Geranium rotundifolium:

The plant is used as an astringent and diuretic.

Description of the plant:


40 cm
(1 foot)

to July

Habitat of the herb:

Hedgebanks, wall tops etc.

Propagation of Geranium rotundifolium:

Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring or autumn. Larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the spring.

Cultivation of the herb:

Hedgebanks, wall tops etc.

Known hazards of Geranium rotundifolium:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.