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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

 6:26 pm. Beautiful strong pink veins make these blossoms stand o

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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
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2018-10-27- An incredibly long bloom period, plus excellent Fall colour.
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Location: My 6b gardenDate: 2020-04-05First bloom.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-06-05 1:18 pm. One main flush of blossoms and the sporadic rebloom. Al
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: My 6b gardenDate: 2020-06-07Second year in my garden, winning the weed battle on a dry slope.
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2012-07-20
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Photo Courtesy of Busse Gardens. Used with permission.
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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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Location: Breezy Knees garden, York, UKDate: 2020-06-20
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Posted by growitall (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) on Nov 25, 2012 5:26 PM

Tends to be lower growing than Geranium sanguineum.

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Posted by beenthere (KY - Zone 6b) on Apr 16, 2021 4:12 AM

Geraniums in their third spring in my garden. Now seeing many, many seedlings. I'm thrilled!

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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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