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PlantFiles: Renard's Cranesbill, Renard's Geranium
Geranium renardii

Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geranium (jer-AY-nee-um) (Info)
Species: renardii (ren-AR-dee-eye) (Info)

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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

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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive bonehead On Nov 22, 2009, bonehead from Cedarhome, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Nice foliage when out of bloom, very soft velvety leaves.

Neutral Baa On Aug 31, 2002, Baa wrote:

A herbaceous perennial from the Caucasus.

Has hairy, green/grey, deeply veined, lobed leaves. Bears saucer shaped, white or lilac, veined flowers on which each petal is notched.

Flowers May - July

Loves a well drained, poorish soil in sun or light shade.


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

Dallas, Oregon
Sherwood, Oregon
Salt Lake City, Utah
Blaine, Washington
Stanwood, Washington

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