Geranium cantabrigiense Crystal Rose

Cranesbill, Perennial Geranium

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 12" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Patent: #20,809
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Magenta pink blossoms capture the filtered sunlight for eye-popping color. Dense, dark green, aromatic leaves transform to orange-tinted foliage as temperatures cool; painting the landscape with glowing hues.

Will adapt to almost any soil type provided there is good drainage and some moisture. Nice massed as a groundcover, in rock gardens or as an informal edger.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Winter Interest
  • Deer Resistant
  • Groundcovers
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies

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 cantabrigiense are tolerant of both wet and dry conditions. Masses of flowers from late spring to mid summer.

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.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: GECR