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Knotted geranium

Geranium nodosum

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.

CareThis subtle beauty is happy growing in dry, full shade or in a considerable amount of sun if adequate water is provided. 

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

ProblemsBacterial blight, downy mildew, powdery mildew, gray mold, leaf spot, leaf miners, slugs.

  • Genus : Geranium
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Characteristics : Self Seeds
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest

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