Geranium maculatum
(wild geranium)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Mrs. W. D. Bransford, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Height: 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  36 inches


Location: Sides


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
can spread aggressively through rhizomes; useful for naturalizing


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average or Dry

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
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Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

mounding

Foliage

palmately lobed leaves, dark green; medium to bold texture

Flowers

1 inch wide, pink to purple, five-petaled; April-May

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