General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 80-100 cm
Plant Spread: 80 - 100 cm
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: temperatures indoors must stay under 10° C for several weeks
Days to germinate: Germination irregular, up to several months
Depth to plant seed: 0.5 cm
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Self-seeding
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Take semi-ripe cuttings during the late summer when growth has slowed and plant stems have become firmer.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Armenian Cranesbill
  • Cranesbill
  • Geranium
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Geranium psilostemon
  • Synonym: Geranium armenum

This plant is tagged in:

  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 3, 2012 4:48 PM concerning plant:
    Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.
Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On August 14, 2021 Transplanted
Planted 1 in back side yard near Lilium leichtlinii on 8-14-2021
MrsBinWY On May 16, 2021 Potted up
1 on 5-16-21; 1 more on 5-26-21
MrsBinWY On May 15, 2021 Seeds germinated
1 on 5-15-21; 1 more on 5-26-21
MrsBinWY On March 20, 2021 Seeds sown
5 seeds from ishareflower's 2020G in milk jug. 30-90 days at 41-50 degrees per Seedaholic.
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