Geranium sanguineum (Cranesbill)
Geranium sanguineum 'Elke'
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Geranium sanguineum 'Elke'

Cranesbill

Plant Type: Perennials

NEW FOR 2019
Recommended Substitute
Geranium sanguineum

Cranesbill

Low mounding type with bright magenta flowers, plants are heat tolerant and very free flowering, blooming from June into August, red foliage in fall.
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Large, 2" cup-shaped blooms of neon pink with a white edge will appear for weeks in the summer, foliage turns red in fall, an unfussy variety that is easy to grow and drought tolerant.

  • Great for low growing ground cover
  • Unusual bicolored flowers
  • Deer resistant
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4522900 25 #1 Div. Please Login for Pricing

Height:

8-10 in

Spread:

8-10 ft

Zone:

3-8

Geranium

Common Name: Cranesbill

Hardy geraniums are long blooming and adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions. Some have ornamental foliage for additional appeal. Most bloom heavily in late spring to early summer and then periodically throughout the summer. They are easy to grow and maintenance free. Plant in well-drained soil.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Attributes

Mass Plant
Good Container Plant
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer
Summer
Late Summer / Early Fall