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Geranium sanguineum var. striatum/Bloody Cranesbill


Close-up of foliage

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Scientific Name: Geranium sanguineum var. striatum
Common Name: Bloody Cranesbill
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Can tolerate some dry soil conditions, but prefers moist ones. The leaves have a slight fragrance and can color in the autumn. During hot weather flowering is reduced and the leaves begin to dry. A shearing at this time will revitalize the plants and result in better flowering as the days cool.