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Geranium psilostemon

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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 CharacteristicsBlossoms of striking color.

CareProvide full sun and moist but well-drained soil.

PropagationDivide in spring. Sow seed in a cold frame when fresh.

  • 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
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink, Red
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
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