Bloody cranesbill

Geranium sanguineum

Photo/Illustration: 
Michelle Gervais
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Bloody cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum)
jer-AY-nee-um san-GWIN-ee-um
Genus:  Geranium
A profusion of delicate, magenta-pink, upward-facing blossoms cover this plant over a long period. The leaves are deeply divided and add texture to the plant's rounded form. 
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Papery magenta flowers with darker veins and ferny leaves. Shows heat tolerance.
Care:  Provide full sun to part shade and moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation:  Sow seed in a cold frame when ripe; divide in spring or fall.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Habit
Spreads
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Yarrow,
Niagara
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers
Style
Cottage Garden,
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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