Striped Bloody Cranesbill

Geranium sanguineum 'Striatum'

Delicate light pink flowers with dark venation top lacy foliage for a terrific accent to perennial beds and rock gardens. Mounding foliage spreads quickly on trailing stems. Deep burgundy fall foliage color.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationjer-AE-nee-um sang-GWIN-ee-um
LoreCranesbill was a medicinal plant, with the root or rhizome valued for its tannin content which remained a household remedy for dysentery and listed in the U. S. Pharmacopoeia until 1916.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 6 to 8 in. tall, spreading 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Design IdeasWith its unique striped flowers, this plant begs to be noticed. Plant where you pause at steps, gateways and next to porches. Perfect for a wide bowl where it can spread out and bloom on decks and balconies. A perfect groundcover at raised seat-garden plant that spreads around boulders and overlaps river cobbles in dry stream beds.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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. Control weeds until the plants fill in. Prune after flowering to rejuvenate.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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