Geranium sanguineum Shepherd's Warning

Cranesbill, Perennial Geranium

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 5-9" (Plant 14-24" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Bright cerise-pink flowers over dense, low growing, dark foliage. Deeply cut leaves make a wide low mat; nice as an edger. The dainty leaves of Shepherd's Warning will turn red in the fall. RHS Awards of Garden Merit.

Ideal for slopes, rock gardens and woodland edges. Long lived and drought tolerant once established.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers
  • Web Exclusive
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Shade Tolerant

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.

$10.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: GESW