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Meadow Cranesbill, Hardy Geranium
Geranium pratense 'Hocus Pocus'

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

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Purple

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Bronze-Green

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Bloomingdale, Illinois

Lane, Kansas

Saint Louis, Missouri

Butte, Montana

Spring Mills, Pennsylvania

Frisco, Texas

Arlington, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 9, 2008, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Selected and propagated by Marco van Noort from seedlings of G. pratense 'Purple Haze' . This is also a dark leaved G. pratense. 'Hocus Pocus' is a slow grower.