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Geranium psilostemon

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Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geranium (jer-AY-nee-um) (Info)
Species: psilostemon (sigh-loh-STEE-mon) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral coriaceous On Oct 20, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

In 1993, the Royal Horticultural Society awarded this plant its coveted Award of Garden Merit.

In its evaluation of hardy geranium performance, the Chicago Botanic Garden rated this species' performance as "poor" (one star of a possible four).

Regional...

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

Lexington, Massachusetts
Freehold, New Jersey
Ashville, Ohio
Newark, Ohio
Frisco, Texas



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