Bloody cranesbill

Geranium sanguineum var. striatum

Geranium sanguineum var. striatum 'Elke'
Photo/Illustration: 
Courtesy of Park Seed
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Bloody cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum var. striatum)
jer-AY-nee-um san-GWIN-ee-um variety stry-AY-tum)
Synonyms:  Geranium sanguineum var. lancastriense, Geranium sanguineum var. prostratum
Genus:  Geranium
A profusion of delicate 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, veined pink flowers and ferny leaves. Heat tolerance.
Care:  Provide full sun to part shade and moist but well-drained soil. Will tolerate some drought. Lightly shear back foliage to revitalize it, if necessary.
Propagation:  Divide in spring or fall.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Spreads
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Flowers,
Showy Foliage
Bloom Time
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers
Style
Cottage Garden,
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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