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Geranium Boom Chocolatta

Cranesbill

$18.95 ea. (3+ discount) $18.50 ea.

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Plant Code: GEBO

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Both the neon blue/purple flowers and its amusing name elicit summer-long smiles. The BOOM of cheerful flowers explodes across the top of its rich chocolate-bronze upright foliage. Best foliage color in full sun. Extremely tough and adaptable. Now…how many times have you chanted its name? Boom Chocolatta, Boom Chocolatta Boom….

Perfect for novice gardeners, Cranesbill Geraniums are long-lived, trouble-free, and easy to grow. Ideal border perennials often used in massed plantings. G. Boom Chocolatta retains a lovely mound-shaped, compact habit. Butterflies and bees adore the nectar-rich flowers.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24"
Spacing: Plant 28-30" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Acidic
Flower: Blue
Accent: Purple
Patent: PP32,025
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Groundcovers
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers

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.