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Bloody Cranesbill, Hardy Geranium
Geranium sanguineum 'Vision Violet'

Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geranium (jer-AY-nee-um) (Info)
Species: sanguineum (san-GWIN-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Vision Violet
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Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Groundcovers

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Royal Oak, Michigan

Croton On Hudson, New York

Chalfont, Pennsylvania

Salt Lake City, Utah

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

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

This is a seed strain that seems to be the same as the species.

Positive

On May 3, 2010, pgt from Chalfont, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

I grew these pretty geraniums from seed. (I bought the seeds from Swallowtail Gardens, and wintersowed them). This is their second year, and they are blooming, and are a very pretty dark purply-rose color.