Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina'

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Grayleaf Cranesbill

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Lilac-pink flowers with dark purple centers and veins over gray-green foliage.
This variety should be used where it can be viewed close up.

Height

4-6 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Called 'Cransbill' because the seed capsule resembles a crane's long bill.

Bloom Time

May-June and sporadically all summer

When to Divide

early spring or fall, divide every 3 years to retain vigor

Good Companions

Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca), Tickseed (Coreopsis ), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Maiden Pinks (Dianthus deltoides), Masterwort (Astrantia major)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Containers
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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