Geranium pratense 'Midnight Reiter'

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Meadow Cranesbill

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Deeply cut leaves of dark plum-bronze and true blue blooms contrast dramatically on this hardy Geranium. Full sun darkens foliage, part shade tends to encourage a darker green foliage.

Height

8-10 in

Spread

10-12 in

Color

Sky Blue

Bloom Time

May-June

When to Divide

early spring or fall

Good Companions

Spotted Deadnettle (Lamium maculatum), Hosta (Hosta ), Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium nipponicum), Golden Hakone (Hakonechloa macra), Lungwort (Pulmonaria saccharata), Columbine (Aquilegia ), Snowdrop Anemone (Anemone sylvestris), Mini Hosta (Hosta )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Containers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Purple
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
Rich
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