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Geranium sanguineum ‘Album’

Geranium

Cranesbill

We’re talking about hardy Geraniums, not the better-known, anything-but-subtle Pelargo­ni­ums. True Geraniums are sturdy yet refined, with 5-petaled flowers borne on dainty stems close to the palmately divided leaves. Their spectrum of colors, from cool to electric, is rivaled only by their ability to create soft mounds and flowing carpets of lush foliage in ordinary garden soil. We plant a succession of varieties to always have some in bloom from spring to fall. Our selections are easily grown: many will rebloom after flowering if lightly trimmed and most die back in winter.

<i>Geranium sanguineum</i> ‘Album’

With an air of elegance, ample, loose growing mounds host dark green leaves and comely pure white blooms. Defined by 5 spaced petals, the large, cup-shaped beauties are lifted on branching stems above deeply divided foliage, which wears colorful orange, rust and red streaks in autumn. A long-lived floriferous perennial best planted en masse, this Geranium is well-suited for the front of the border where its snowy accents can blanket the ground beneath Hydrangea ‘Lanarth White’ or around Euphorbia ‘Candy’ all summer long.

Blooms May–August

Size: 10" high x 3' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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