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Geranium himalayense

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This plant bears rich medium blue to violet-blue flowers from 1.5 to 2.5 inches wide in early summer, and blooms sporadically throughout the summer. 

Noteworthy CharacteristicsMakes a great groundcover; can take full shade.

CareProvide full sun to part shade and moist but well-drained soil.

PropagationSow seed in a cold frame when fresh; divide in spring or fall.

  • Genus : Geranium
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 10, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
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