Rock Crane's-bill (Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety') in the Geraniums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 16-18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Self-seeding
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Stolons and runners
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

Love this combo of easy care shade plants!

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Comments:
Posted by sandnsea2 (Cape Cod, MA, USA - Zone 7a) on Nov 2, 2011 9:24 AM

This is one of my very favorite plants. It is beautiful in flower and then in leaf, all throughout the year. The wonderfully scented leaves, which have a scent described as pine-like or like sweetbriar, are irresistible to pick as you walk by. My garden visitors always love to take a leaf home, for the scent. It is also easy to divide. The Bigroot Geranium will happily transplant anywhere. It is very easy to divide and you will only need to purchase this plant once.

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