Geranium, Cranesbill, Hardy Geranium 'Cheryl's Shadow'

Geranium

Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geranium (jer-AY-nee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Cheryl's Shadow
Additional cultivar information:(PP14701)
Hybridized by Fross
Registered or introduced: 2003
» View all varieties of Hardy Geraniums

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Groundcovers

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Herbaceous

Foliage Color:

Burgundy/Maroon

Dark/Black

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Can be grown as an annual

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Dallas, Oregon

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Fircrest, Washington

Olympia, Washington

Tacoma, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Oct 18, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

US PP # 14701 (May 6, 2003)

Positive

On Nov 9, 2008, a5footsea from Russell, ON (Zone 5a) wrote:

So far, very happy with this plant. Newly added to several fall containers, the foliage is unique and compliments many plants by adding depth and character. The orange fall colour is an unexpected bonus. This plant is doing well in part sun and full sun.

BACK TO TOP