Geranium phaeum Chocolate Biscuit is a clump forming perennial with spikes of large reflexed maroon flowers. The leaves are broad, soft green with brown notches in the nodes. Grows best in damp shade, will tolerate full sun but may not perform as well. Introduced by Robin Moss.
Geraniums are herbaceous perennials and for the most part they are super easy to grow and fuss free. They require minimal maintenance, and, in most cases, you will be able to propagate them by division and have many more plants in next to no time.
Not only are geraniums fuss free, but they are also generally pest and disease resistant. They are, once established, drought tolerant and even slugs and snails turn their noses up at them.
With all this in mind, attractive flowers and foliage and long flowering periods what’s not to love about geraniums? They must be one of the most forgiving and enduring yet generous plants around.