Geranium striatum Lancastriense

Cranesbill, Perennial Geranium

$7.95 ea. (3+ discount) $7.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Short, creeping form displaying masses of rose-pink flowers with intricate veining from early to late summer. Quite drought resistant, belying its lush appearance. The rounded leaves of Geranium Lancastriense are deeply lobed and the fall foliage paints the garden in russet, orange and red.

Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.

Details

Item Code: GELA
Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 8"
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Acidic
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • 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 striatum grows well in average moist but well drained soil. Tolerant of drought once established but thrives in a moist area.

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.