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Geranium nodosum

Geranium nodosum Photo/Illustration: Todd Meier


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: 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.
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
Tolerance Drought Tolerant
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
Type Perennials

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