Geranium x Biokovo Karmina

Cranesbill, Perennial Geranium

$11.95 ea. (3+ discount) $11.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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2015 Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year. Masses of deep rose flowers blanket the foliage from late spring to mid summer. Geranium Biokovo Karmina from the Biokovo Mountains in Europe makes a wonderful filler plant for any landscape. In fall the aromatic foliage takes on a red tint adding season extending interest.

Geranium Biokovo is a naturally occurring hybrid of Geranium dalmaticum and Geranium macrorrhizum found in present-day Croatia.

Details

Item Code: GEBK
Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 6-12"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Rose
Accent: Rose
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Winter Interest

Geranium General Information

Perennial Geranium are always a favorite for its excellent mounding habit and late spring to summer bloom time. Lovely foliage complements 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.