Scientific Name: Geranium cinereum
Common Name: dwarf cranesbill
Family Name: Geraniaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Dense
Form: Mounded
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Rock garden, Small garden/space, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Basal, Orbicular, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Flowers paired, Pink, May-Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves rounded, deeply and irregularly lobed, bases cordate; flowers light purple, 5-petals, dark purple veins in centers.