Geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum 'Variegatum') in the Geraniums Database

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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

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Date: 2008-05-22
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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NW shade ground cover plants and also sun loving plants that need less water by aothompson Jul 1, 2017 9:02 AM 12
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