Cranesbill

Geranium psilostemon

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Cranesbill (Geranium psilostemon)
jer-AY-nee-um sil-oh-STEM-on
Synonyms:  G. armenum (Armenian cranesbill)
Genus:  Geranium
Upright, magenta flowers form shallow cups with jet-black centers and veins bloom in summer. The leaves have deep-pink tints and color nicely in the fall.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Blossoms of striking color.
Care:  Provide full sun and moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation:  Divide in spring. Sow seed in a cold frame when fresh.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Yarrow,
Red
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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