Geranium 'Brookside'

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Cranesbill

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Clear blue flowers with dark veins and white eyes.
The foliage of this Geranium retains its mound-like shape after flowering, and then has great fall color in shades of reds and oranges.

Height

12-18 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

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

Bloom Time

May-June

When to Divide

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

Good Companions

Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata), Maiden Pinks (Dianthus deltoides), Japanese Silver Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Meadow Anemone (Anemone canadensis), Wild Strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)

Characteristics & Attributes

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