Geranium x 'Rozanne' Plant Patent #12,175Item #2308 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 10
Great small-scale groundcover for rock gardens! Dwarf spreading form with dainty violet flowers that show color for many months. Deep green foliage is lightly marbled chartreuse. Nearly evergreen in most climates. 2008 Perennial Plant of the Year. From Rozanne and Friends.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Spreading mound reaches 15 in. high, 24 to 36 in. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:jer-AE-nee-um HIB-ridDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenGrowth habit:Mounding, SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Spreading mound reaches 15 in. high, 24 to 36 in. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Early Spring through SummerFlower color:PurplePatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasA perfect spreading plant whose mat-like habit makes it great in mass or for nooks and crannies in rock outcroppings The chartreuse foliage makes a beautiful statement spilling over walls into a waterfall of seasonal color. A good plant in large pots containing patio trees and mixed perennials. At home in a cottage or xeriscape rock garden design, this perennial will spread on banks or soften the edges of lawns, patios and retaining walls.Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
- CareCare InformationProvide enriched, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Best with dappled shade in hottest summer climates; mulch root zone to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Apply a slow-release fertilizer when new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:This very hardy Geranium was discovered by the famed English plantsman Adrian Bloom.
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