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