General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: 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
  • Hardy Geranium
  • Bloody Cranesbill
  • Woods Cranebill
  • Geranium

Photo Gallery
Location: Southern Maine
Date: 2023-06-06
Typically has 5 petals, this bloom has six.

Date: 2011-03-24
Location: Zone 5b, Chicago suburbs
Date: June 2021
Location: Oslo, Norway
Date: June
Pistil and stamens of flower
Location: Southern Maine
Date: 2020-06-24

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2010-05-21

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: my garden
Date: 2015-06-03

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Southern Maine
Date: 2018-06-16
Location: Oslo, Norway
Date: June
Bud - about to open
Location: Oslo, Norway
Date: June
Furry stalk
Location: Southern Maine
Date: 2018-06-18
Bloom and bud

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