Type of Flower
Geranium phaeum, commonly called dusky cranesbill, mourning widow or black widow, is a herbaceous plant species in the Geraniaceae family.It is native from southern, central, and western Europe, and is cultivated as a garden subject. It has dark violet ,blue,pink and white coloured flowers.It is unmistakable with dark purple petals turned backwards and with conspicuous projecting stamens and style. Petals crinkly-edged and pointed. Leaves often blotched brown.
G. phaeum can be annuals, biennials and perennials, herbaceous or evergreen, with rounded, usually palmately lobed or divided leaves, and lax inflorescences of rounded, 5-petalled flowers.
G. phaeum is a erect, clump-forming perennial with lobed leaves often with brownish markings, and flat, outward-facing dusky purple, ,dark violet ,blue,pink,lilac or white flowers 2cm wide in late spring and early summer.