Hardy Geranium Hardy Geranium pratense 'Laura' Meadow Cranesbill : Perfect for your border displays. Beautiful white double flowering blooms - unbeatable! Hardy Geranium pratense 'Laura' is ideal for ground cover as the foliage grows in a compact manner making it ideal. Cottage garden flower.
Geranium himalayense ‘Birch Double’ (left) - Vigorous and versatile, this superb cranesbill tolerates almost any situation; even full shade. Geranium pratense ‘Laura’ (bottom right) - Long lasting, weather resistant, double white flowers are produced from June onwards on upright, downy stems. Geranium pratense ‘Summer Skies’ (top right) - The double blooms of Geranium pratense ‘Summer Skies’ may look delicate but this hardy herbaceous perennial is tough and undemanding.
Hardy Geranium pratense Splish Splash : One of our favourites - white petals splashed and speckled with blue. Hardy Geraniums are perfect for bedding in the borders as they come back with colour year after year! They naturally spread so once you have had them in the garden for a couple of years you can divide them up and have even more plants! Height: 55cm (22"). Spread: 30cm (12").(EG Spring 2013) // db Sp12 $10
Geranium pratense 'Dark Reiter' Hardy Geranium, Cranesbill. 8-10 inches by 12 inches. USDA Zones 4-8 Average water needs, though can tolerate short periods of drought once established. Blooms early summer to late summer. Deer & rabbit resistant. Poor, average or fertile soil. Full sun to part shade. Neutral to alkaline soil. More tolerant of alkaline soils than other species. Self seeds (don't know if seedlings are the same). Perennialresource.com.
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.