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Geranium palustre

Family: Geraniaceae

Common names: CRANE'S-BILL, CRANESBILL

Native to: Central Europe, Eastern Europe

Sentiments: availability, constancy, oak leaf geranium means true friendship

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect, rosette

Max height: 1.3 feet

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

magenta/purple, violet

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: specific butterfly species

Plant features: weedy

Exposure: part shade, sun

Weedy

Propagates by: cutting, seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -10 to +30 °F

Water: regular