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Biokovo Cranesbill

Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

Dainty pink-flushed white flowers grace this hardy geranium from late spring into summer. Fragrant foliage becomes red-tinged in fall. Dwarf, ground-hugging form spreads gently by underground stems. Remains neat all season with little care. Thrives in cool summer climates. 2015 Perennial Plant of the Year. Semi-evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.


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Botanical Pronunciationjer-AE-nee-um kan-TA-bri-gi-en-se
LoreThis genus was named from the Greek for crane becasue seed pods of the plants resemble the long beak of that bird.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms mound 10 in. tall, 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring through Summer
Design IdeasGround-hugging, mat-like growth crowds out weeds and turns barren ground into a patchwork of colors and textures. Mass this way, or combine in rock gardens with a variety of plants for the perfect filler. Use in pots around the base of taller plants or in wide bowls and troughs.
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging, Groundcover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Provide organically rich, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Space 2 ft. to 3 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Control weeds until the plants fill in. Prune after bloom period to rejuvenate.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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