Margaret Wilson Geranium

Geranium phaeum 'Margaret Wilson'

SKU
04404
An exceptional choice for color in the perennial or woodland garden, this selection will brighten up lightly shaded spots beautifully. Deeply-cut foliage is marbled with creamy white streaks. Light purple flowers appear April to June. Fast growing herbaceous perennial.
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Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorVariegated
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Aster (Aster)

Provide moist, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Shear spent blooms to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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