Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||jer-AE-nee-um sin-NEE-ree-um|
|Lore||The genus was named from the Greek for the crane because the seed pod resembles the long beak of that bird.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Mounded growth to 6 in. tall, spreading 10 in. wide.|
|Design Ideas||A perfect spreading plant that is ideal massed into large zones of color. With its mat-like habit, it's also great for nooks and crannies in stepping stones or flagstone paving without mortar. Will spill over walls into a green waterfall of seasonal color. A good plant in large pots containing patio trees. Surprisingly heat resistant and adaptive to dry western gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Deer resistant|
Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a ground cover, space plants 1 to 2 feet apart. Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9