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Bishop's Form Heronsbill (Erodium)

Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form'
SKU: HC018184
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form' (Heronsbill) is a rewarding, easy-to-grow perennial that brightens a garden with lovely pink flowers from spring through fall. The evergreen foliage is dark green and turns to a purplish hue in autumn. ‘Bishops Form’ makes a low-maintenance groundcover or container plant and is perfect for edging a path or patio. Deer resistant, it’s a great choice for long blooming, low-maintenance color.
key features
Botanical Name
Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form'
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Autumn Interest, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
2-3" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to summer


Erodium x variabile 'Bishop's Form' (Heronsbill) packs a lot of visual interest all season long. The pretty pink flowers contrast nicely with the dark green lobed foliage. It does best in well-drained alkaline soil with full sun to partial shade exposure. Its water needs are moderate and it will become more waterwise once established. Nice as a groundcover or addition to a rock garden, it will light up a container with pink flowers.