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Geranium macrorrhizum Ingwersen's Variety

Cranesbill, Perennial Geranium

Type: Perennials,Groundcovers
Height: Short 12-18" (Plant 15" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Sandy, Acidic, Normal
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Pleasant light pink flowers with pronounced sepals on strong stems. Macrorrhizum are more drought tolerant than other Cranesbills. The semi-evergreen aromatic leaves of Geranium Ingwersen's Variety are tinted bronze-red in fall and foliage can be dried for potpourri. Can be used as a well behaved groundcover - very nice at the base of Clematis. A Garden of Merit award winner.

Features to Note:

  • Groundcovers
  • Edgers
  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • For a Shady Spot
  • Dry Shade Tolerant

Geranium General Information:

Perennial Geranium are always a favorite for its excellent mounding habit and late spring to summer bloom time. Lovely flowers complement the flowers well. Many of the flowers exhibit interesting veining.

Geranium Plant Care:

Prefers compost-enriched soil that stays moist. Snip off spent flowering stems at the base or shear tops back to new growth to stimulate rebloom and freshen foliage. Generally does not need division but can be divided in spring or fall if desired.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: GEIV