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Geranium sanguineum 'Rozanne' - Cranesbill (photo credit: Missouri Botanical Gardens)

Perennials

Geranium sanguineum 'Rozanne'

Cranesbill

Geranium sanguineum 'Rozanne' offers a low, rambling habit and medium green leaves that are deeply divided. From late spring to fall, this hardy cranesbill produces lovely violet-blue cup-shaped flowers with white centers and purple veins. Foliage often turns bronze-red in the fall. Perfect for the front of the border, 'Rozanne' also looks lovely spilling over the edges of stone walkways or low retaining walls.

Additional:

2008 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Nectar source for the following butterflies--Eastern Tailed Blue, Zabulon Skipper

Cranesbill Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Full sun and average garden soil with even moisture, including clay soils, are suitable for this hardy geranium. This is one of the few geraniums that can take the heat in summer.

Height:

12-24 Inches

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Spread:

12-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 7

Characteristics & Attributes for Geranium sanguineum 'Rozanne'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Attributes
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
Naturalizing
Container
Rock Garden
Edging
Ground Cover
Great Companion Plants for Geranium sanguineum 'Rozanne'
Russian Sage Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia )
Coneflower Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan')
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