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Bigroot Geranium

Botanical Name
Geranium macrorrhizum
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
12 to 18 inches
Width
15 inches
Flowers
Late Spring to Early Summer: pink, white, violet
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Prefers partial shade where summers are hot, full sun where the summers are cooler
  • Geranium does not like 'wet feet', especially in winter
  • Provide a well-drained soil
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Readily self-sows
  • Fragrant foliage is evergreen with hints of red in winter
Problems
Blight, leaf spot, botrytis, powdery mildew
Varieties
  • Album - white flowers, 10-12"
  • Bevan's Variety - deep magenta flowers, 1' tall
  • Variegatum - magenta-pink flowers, leaves variegated with cream
  • Spessart - magenta pink flowers, showy seedheads

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