Geranium psilostemon - This vigorous Armenian cranesbill produces a mass of shallow cup-shaped, vivid magenta flowers with black centres and veins from early to late summer. It quickly forms loose hummocks of deeply cut, mid-green leaves, which turn a fabulous shade of red in autumn. An excellent plant for the middle of the border.
a new geranium for partial shade, Geranium 'Patricia'. Shorter and repeat flowering hybrid of G. psilostemon with large leaves and stunning Autumn leaf colour. It was raised in the Orkneys by Alan Bremner and named after Patricia Doughty. It has large magenta flowers with a dark centre over most of the summer.