Geranium nodosum

Geranium nodosum

Photo/Illustration: 
Todd Meier
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(Geranium nodosum)
Genus:  Geranium
This attractive groundcover blooms all summer and is tolerant of diverse habitats. It has glossy leaves and notched, 1.25-inch lilac-pink flowers with darker veins.
Care:  This subtle beauty is happy growing in dry, full shade or in a considerable amount of sun if adequate water is provided. 
Propagation:  Sow seed in a cold frame when fresh. Divide in spring or fall.
Problems:  Bacterial blight, downy mildew, powdery mildew, gray mold, leaf spot, leaf miners, slugs.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Self Seeds
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Flower,
Purple/Lavender Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers,
Naturalizing
Style
Cottage Garden,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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