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Geranium magniflorum

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Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geranium (jer-AY-nee-um) (Info)
Species: magniflorum (mag-NEE-flor-um) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Silver/Gray

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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral coriaceous On Nov 9, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

An alpine geranium from the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, with finely dissected evergreen foliage.

Commonly marketed under the trade name "La Veta Lace", this is a PlantSelect selection from 2003, recommended by the Denver Botanic Garden as an uncommonly valuable plant for gardeners in that region.



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