Cranesbill

Geranium Johnson's Blue by Wouter Hagens (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Geranium Johnson’s Blue by Wouter Hagens (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Zone: 4 to 8

Sun, Part Shade

Bloom Time: Summer

Height: 12″ to 18″

Perennial geraniums are not to be confused with the annual geranium that usually has pink or red flowers.

These plants are another easy to grow perennial that provide really blue flowers and require very little maintenance.

Blue meadow cranesbill ©jirka1 - stock.adobe.com
Blue meadow cranesbill ©jirka1 – stock.adobe.com

They form small mounds that flower in the late spring through the summer…cutting them back after the first blooms are finished will encourage a second round.

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