Geranium, Cranesbill 'Rozanne' --Cranesbill geraniums--Hardy Geraniums continue to gain popularity among gardeners who are looking for low maintenance plants. Not only do they produce lovely flowers in a wide variety of colors, but they also have varied growing habits to suit gardeners in almost any climate. Hardy geraniums are easy to propagate. Most can be started from seeds in the spring or divided at any time during the growing season.
perennial geraniums - cranesbill - wild geraniums... These are ground cover plants. They grow all over the sand dunes along parts of the Northumberland coast in England UK & are a wonderful sight. They're at home in a windy garden & flower profusely over a long period. You can buy the natural colour pictured, or shades of pink.
Bloody cranesbill is named for the bright red color the foliage takes on in fall. Many varieties are available in flower colors of blue and purple. The plant spreads slowly but will eventually form broad swaths in full or part sun or shade. It's not only beautiful, but easy and carefree, too. Name: Geranium sanguineum Growing Conditions: Part to full shade and well-drained soil Size: 1 foot tall Zones: 4-8/
One of the most reliable and longest blooming plants for the garden, cranebill geraniums add a burst of color that starts in spring and lasts until first frost. The small, cup-shaped blooms are available in blue, pink, rose and magenta. Select a site that has good drainage. Not related to the annual geranium used in planters. USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9
Geranium (Cranesbill) Geraniums were once considered the "must have" plant for English gardens and with over 400 species it wasn't long before cultivars developed popularity with gardeners world wide. Buyers beware however as perennial geraniums are not related to annual geraniums which are actually in the genus Pelargonium. A true geranium is a cold hardy perennial that will prove to be long-lived and add years of beauty and graceful charm to any garden.
Ballerina Cranesbill-Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina' ~ Dainty, pink flowers marked with purple veining above lacy, gray green foliage. An outstanding, long blooming addition to borders or rock gardens. Herbaceous perennial. Spreading mound 6-8" tall, 12-15" wide; zones 4-9; partial to full sun
Geranium phaeum 'Album'. Fl. May/June, sun or partial shade. H80cm, S60cm. Use it in woodland, among ferns, where the white flowers will shine, or under deciduous trees. In midsummer rejuvenate plants that are beginning to look jaded, by removing old flowered stems and leaves. Lift and divide large colonies in spring.