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Variegated Thunberg's Geranium
Geranium thunbergii 'Jester's Jacket'

Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geranium (jer-AY-nee-um) (Info)
Species: thunbergii (thun-BERG-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Jester's Jacket
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Category:

Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Alameda, California

Greenville, Indiana

Litchfield, New Hampshire

Cicero, New York

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Memphis, Tennessee

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 25, 2014, JenDion from Litchfield, NH (Zone 5b) wrote:

This plant seems to develop it's coloration with age - it was totally green the 1st year (from seed) but had the right coloring the 2nd. Has an interesting spreading/ground cover sort of form to it, and is very short.