Hedgerow Crane's Bill (Geranium pyrenaicum) in the Geraniums Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Hedgerow Crane's Bill
Give a thumbs up Geranium

Also sold as:
Geranium pyranaicum

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 20-40 cm
Plant Spread: 40-50 cm
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 8 weeks if you sow indoors
Needs specific temperature: Keep temperatures indoors under 15C
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
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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