Geranium maculatum

Geranium maculatum


Wild Geranium Category:


Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full to Shade
Height: 1′-3′
Color: Lavender
Bloom: April-June
Flowers: The 1-1/2″ flowers have 5 petals, 5 pointed sepals, 10 stamens and 1 pistil. They bloom in loose clusters of 2-10 flowers.
Leaves: The deeply lobed leaves are 4″-5″ wide.

Suggested Uses:

The Beautiful bold green, deeply cut, largely veined foliage of this plant along with it’s delicate pale rosy purple flowers make this a very nice plant for the home landscape. Beside their beauty,  in gardens or shoreline restoration, these plants tolerate a variety of soil and sun conditions! Nice for the woodland garden!

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More Information: After flowering, the plant produces a long narrow seed pod that resembles a crane’s bill. When the seeds are ready, the pod splits open and flings the seeds out into the world.
Name: The name Geranium comes from the Greek word “geranos” which means crane. It refers to the long skinny seed pod that looks like a crane’s beak.
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Additional information

Weight 1 lbs




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