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PlantFiles: Meadow Cranesbill, Hardy Geranium
Geranium pratense 'Midnight Reiter'

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Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geranium (jer-AY-nee-um) (Info)
Species: pratense (pray-TEN-see) (Info)
Cultivar: Midnight Reiter

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Burgundy
Bronze-Green

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive gregr18 On Jun 20, 2005, gregr18 from Bridgewater, MA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This is a striking dwarf cranesbill with very nice dark purple foliage and blue/lavender flowers. I use it for color contrast in a part sun perennial bed.

Sport of G. pratense "Victor Reiter Jr."

Regional...

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

Carpinteria, California
Fort Collins, Colorado
Portland, Maine
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Coshocton, Ohio
Lexington, Virginia



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