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Bloody Cranesbill

Botanical Name
Geranium sanguineum
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
6 to 12 inches
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Late Spring to Early Summer: magenta, lavender, white, pink
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • With a hedge clipper, trim back to basal foliage after the main flower display or when the leaves are spotted, discolored or unkempt
  • Division can be made by digging and lifting portions of the outer edge of the plant
  • Drought tolerant once established
Problems
Occasional leaf spot or rust.
Varieties
  • Album - white flowers, 10-12"
  • Elspeth - pink flowers, nice red fall color
  • Jubilee Pink - pink flowers, 12"

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