Geranium cinereum var. subcaulescens /Grayleaf Geranium, Black-eyed Magenta Crane's-bill

Geranium cinereum var. subcaulescens  / Geranium cinereum var. subcaulescens
Attractive, fine-textured foliage
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Attractive, fine-textured foliage

Low, mounding plants with delicate foliage

Blue-green foliage

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Scientific Name: Geranium cinereum var. subcaulescens
Common Name: Grayleaf Geranium, Black-eyed Magenta Crane's-bill
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This perennial produces attractive deeply cut foliage and funnel-shaped, magenta colored flowers in late spring and summer. It is quite drought hardy and must have a well-drained soil. Makes an excellent rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies and other pollinator insects.