Hardy geraniums are rhizomatous perennials that spread to form a wide clump. Green leaves are deeply divided and form an attractive foliage mat. Cheerful upward-facing flowers with contrasting darker veins can brighten that shady corner and your day.
Prefers humusy, moderately fertile soils with regular and consistent moisture plus good soil drainage. Tolerates some drought. Sparse reblooming so don’t bother deadheading.
‘Wargrave Pink’ has 5-petaled, clear pink flowers (to 1″ diameter) with notched petals.
Height: 1-1.5 ft.
Spread: 1-1.5 ft.
Bloom time: May to June
Sun: full sun to part shade
Water: dry to medium
According to Rutgers University, geraniums are “seldom severely damaged” by deer.
photo credit: 阿橋