Geranium sanguineum
(bloody cranesbill)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder

Additional Species:

‘New Hampshire,’ ‘Alpenglow’

Height: Groundcover, 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  18 inches


Location: Sides


Comments & Cautions:
spreads slowly and can produce seedlings; fairly drought tolerant once established


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 Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

mounded, spreading

Foliage

small palmately lobed leaves, dark green turning red in fall; fine texture

Flowers

1 inch wide, magenta, five-petaled; May-June with some rebloom

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