Hardy Geranium, Cranesbill 'Cheryl's Shadow'

Geranium

Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geranium (jer-AY-nee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Cheryl's Shadow
Additional cultivar information:(PP14701)
Hybridized by Fross
Registered or introduced: 2003
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Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Groundcovers

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Burgundy

Dark/Black

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dallas, Oregon

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Fircrest, Washington

Olympia, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Oct 18, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

US PP # 14701 (May 6, 2003)

Positive

On Nov 9, 2008, a5footsea from Port Moody, BC (Zone 8a) wrote:

So far, very happy with this plant. Newly added to several fall containers, the foliage is unique and compliments many plants by adding depth and character. The orange fall colour is an unexpected bonus. This plant is doing well in part sun and full sun.

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