General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Self-seeding
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Other: Take semi-ripe cuttings during the late summer when growth has slowed and plant stems have become firmer.
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2009 Great Plant Picks Award Winner

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Common names
  • Cranesbill
  • Bigroot Geranium
  • Bulgarian Geranium
  • Rock Crane's-bill
  • Geranium

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