General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 25-40 cm
Plant Spread: 60-80 cm
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Other: flowers have five petals; cut plants back almost all the way to the ground after flowering
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: Sow indoors 10 weeks before last frost, temperatures indoors must stay under 15° C
Days to germinate: erratic, can take 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.
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Cranesbill
  • Bulgarian Geranium
  • Bigroot Geranium
  • Rock Crane's-bill
  • Geranium

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Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2009-06-03
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: May 9, 2006 10:15 AM

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.
Date: 2011-06-13 
Leaves sprinkled with chokecherry petals.
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: May 9, 2006 10:16 AM
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: Apr 24, 2011 12:07 PM

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

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

Credit florum

Credit florum
Location: my garden
Date: 2015-05-27

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