Cranesbill

Geranium ‘Johnson's Blue’

Photo/Illustration: 
Chris Curless
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Cranesbill (Geranium ‘Johnson's Blue’)
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Synonyms:  Geranium himalayense ‘Johnson's Blue’
Genus:  Geranium
This popular perennial is grown for its blue or lavender-blue, saucer-shaped flowers that bloom for many weeks. It is useful in borders, rock gardens, and containers. It quickly reaches about 18 inches tall and 2 or 3 feet wide.
Care:  Provide full sun to part shade. Shear after flowering to produce fresh foliage. 
Propagation:  Divide in spring or fall.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Blue Flower,
Purple/Lavender Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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