Cranesbill, Hardy Geranium

Cranesbill Geranium
Cranesbill, Hardy Geranium (Geranium sp.)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
  • Mature Height: 18 to 24 Inches
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Color: Blue, Pink, Purple, Red, White
  • Bloom Season: May through October
  • Size: Medium

Features of Cranesbill, Hardy Geranium


A very diverse group of plants consisting of numerous species and offering a dependable plant in the border or as a groundcover in the rock garden. Large group of plants offering many cultivars useful for groundcovers and border plants.


  • Full to partial shade in a moist well-drained soil.
  • Good drainage is important for long term survivability.
  • Deadhead for some repeat bloom.
  • Don't plant too deep to avoid crown rot problems.