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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
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.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Hardy Geranium
  • Lancaster Geranium
  • Bloody Cranesbill
  • Geranium

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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-105-31
 6:26 pm. Beautiful strong pink veins make these blossoms stand o
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2018-10-27
- An incredibly long bloom period, plus excellent Fall colour.
Location: My 6b garden
Date: 2020-04-05
First bloom.
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2019-07-01
Location: Breezy Knees garden, Yorkshire, England UK 
Date: 2020-06-20
Geranium sanguineum var. striatum
Location: Zone 5b, Chicago suburbs
Date: June 2021
Location: Front border
Date: June 2015
Location: St Louis
Date: 2012-05-13
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-06-05
 1:18 pm. One main flush of blossoms and the sporadic rebloom. Al
Location: Southern Maine
Date: 2018-09-12
Deeper pink on shady days
Location: My 6b garden
Date: 2020-06-07
Second year in my garden, winning the weed battle on a dry slope.
Location: Southern Maine
Date: 2018-09-12
Deeper pink on shady days
Location: Breezy Knees garden, York, UK
Date: 2020-06-20

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Busse Gardens. Used with permission.
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photo by ghislain118
Location: Southern Maine
Date: 2018-06-17
Petals are more heart shaped than my other plant.
Location: Southern Maine
Date: 2017-07-09
Longevity! I've had this plant at least 16 years.

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.
Date: 2012-07-20
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2015-06-24
 2:45 pm. Makes a lovely rounded mound in the garden. A long bloo

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Comments:
  • Posted by growitall (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) on Nov 25, 2012 5:26 PM concerning plant:
    Tends to be lower growing than Geranium sanguineum.
  • Posted by beenthere (KY - Zone 6b) on Apr 16, 2021 4:12 AM concerning plant:
    Geraniums in their third spring in my garden. Now seeing many, many seedlings. I'm thrilled!
Plant Events from our members
christine2 On May 1, 2008 Obtained plant
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beenthere On April 26, 2019 Obtained plant
Received 9 lovely, big, potted and blooming! From DogwoodRitter on Ebay. Never a bad plant from this seller. Highly recommend.
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