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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 1 foot
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Other: silver
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
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
  • Cranesbill
  • Geranium
  • Silver Geranium

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Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2018-01-27
Just planted replacement. These have lasted two years and not nat

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2017-05-11

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2015-05-20
Zone 9b.
Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2015-05-20
Zone 9b.
Location: Taken at Annie's Annuals Nursery
Date: 2014-05-08
Location: Taken at Annie's Annuals Nursery
Date: 2014-05-08
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