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Geranium sanguineum - Bloody Cranesbill
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Geranium sanguineum

Bloody Cranesbill

A carpet-forming, spreading perennial that has cup-shaped single purple-magenta flowers in the summer. Low-growing and long blooming, Geranium sanguineum turns bright crimson-red in the fall and is one of the easiest species to grow. Very heat tolerant, they prefer full sun. 

Bloody Cranesbill Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plants do well in a wide range of soil and climate conditions, including hot, humid weather.

Height:

10-18 Inches

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Spread:

12-18 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Geranium sanguineum

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Height
12-16 Inches
Attributes
Edging
Drought Tolerant
Ground Cover
Mass Planting
Rock Garden
Border or Bed
Great Companion Plants for Geranium sanguineum
Bellflower Bellflower (Campanula glomerata 'Genti Twisterbell')
Catmint Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walkers Low')
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns')
Grass, Flame Grass, Flame (Miscanthus sinensis 'Purpurascens')
Similar Plants to Geranium sanguineum
Cranesbill Cranesbill (Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo')
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