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,
Purple
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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