Scientific Name: Geranium spp. and/ or cvs.
Common Name: geranium, cranesbill
Family Name: Geraniaceae
Origin: Europe, Garden origin, North America
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Irregular
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Perennial border, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Opposite, Soft flexible, Orbicular, Reniform, Palmately lobed
Flowers: Violet, Pink, May-Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves are broadly circular in form, palmately veined; flowers with five very similar petals (white, pink, purple or blue and often with distinctive veining), perianth radially symmetrical (unlike zonal "geraniums").