This hardy geranium is a clump-forming perennial. Green leaves are deeply divided. Cheerful upward-facing flowers with contrasting darker veins can brighten that shady corner and your day.
Prefers moist, humusy, well-drained soils. Tolerates some drought once established. Remove flowered stems and old leaves to encourage the production of fresh leaves and flowers.
‘Amy Doncaster’ has deep blue blossoms.
Height: 1-1.5 ft.
Spread: 1 ft.
Bloom time: late spring to mid-summer
Sun: full sun to part shade
According to Rutgers University, geraniums are “seldom severely damaged” by deer.