Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei'

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Bloody Cranesbill

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Magenta flowers bloom in spring and sporadically all summer.
'Max Frei' is one of the very versatile sanguineum species. It is semi-evergreen and has exceptional fall color. A fantastic border, groundcover or rock garden plant.

Height

8-10 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Called 'Cranesbill' 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

Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris), Creeping Phlox (Phlox stolonifera), American Alumroot (Heuchera ), Variegated Japanese Sedge (Carex oshimensis), Coral Bells (Heuchera )

Characteristics & Attributes

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