Geranium Sanguineum - Bloody Cranesbill

Status: Out of Stock
Mature Height: 12 to 18 inches
Mature Spread: 14 to 16 inches
Proper Name: Geranium sanguineum

Product type: Perennial

Tags: Bloom Spring, Bloom Summer, Container Planting, Deer Resistant, Disease Resistant, Easy to Grow, Fall Color, Feeds Pollinators, Flower (Purple), Full Sun, Leaf (Red), Part Shade, Part Sun


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The compact mounds of this Cranesbill make it an outstanding selection for open areas of the garden. The leaves are ornamental in nature almost snowflake like in appearance. By late spring growing green mounds begin to sprout purple pink flowers. In fall the cranesbill lives up to it's moniker of "bloody" turning a brilliant scarlet-red. Geranium is a very adaptable plant and will do will in areas with hot summers or cold winters and is a great plant for beginner gardeners or those looking for a low maintenance planting.

Bloom Color:Pink to purple
Bloom Period:Spring to Summer
Genus & Species:Geranium sanguineum
Mature Height:12 to 18 inches
Mature Spread:14 to 16 inches
Plant Spacing:10 to 12 inches
Planting Depth:Plant at soil level
Planting Time:Spring, summer, or fall
Soil Type:Adaptable to a variety of conditions
Sun Exposure:Full Sun to Part Shade
Zone:4 to 8

General care for any tree or shrub is easy, but like any living thing will require your attention. Please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.

Caring for Geranium Sanguineum - Bloody Cranesbill

Cranesbill is an easy to grow plant. Can grow in part shade, but full sun will yield the best color and flowering. Should be divided every 3-4 years to promote best growth.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
William Bland
nice quality.

as advertised. quick shipping.


Plants arrived very well packaged and healthy.

Geranium Sarguineum - Bloody Cranesbill

These geraniums were so healthy when I picked them up, and they were already in biodegradable bags. I prepared my soil and planted them in their bags into my garden bed. After three weeks, they are already blooming.