Vision® Violet Geranium

'Vision® Violet' Cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum) packs a purple punch in late-spring with vivid magenta flowers that bees and butterflies love. Easy-to-grow and critter resistant, its low mounding habit makes Cranesbill perfect for borders and in between other plants, knitting together the garden in perfect harmony. In autumn, the foliage turns brilliant red-orange. This reliable groundcover is deer and rabbit resistant.
Zones4 - 8
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Groundcover
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Height12-24" tall
Mature Spread12-24" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
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SizePlant - 5" Deep Pot
SKUHC017772

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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$10.99
Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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SKU
HC017772

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(12-24" tall x 12-24" wide) 'Vision® Violet' Cranesbill is an excellent choice for low maintenance, ground covering color, and form. The purple cup-shaped flowers nod above finely cut deep green foliage from late spring to early summer. Tidy mounds of foliage about 12 inches tall make a lovely border and fill-in for a perennial bed. Nice in containers, they are also beautiful with ornamental grasses. Foliage may be lightly sheared back after flowering to revitalize the plant, but it’s not necessary. A hardy perennial (zones 4-9), it is both heat and cold tolerant. Plant 'Vision Violet' in average to compost-enriched well-drained soil in a full to part sun location. It prefers average watering. Deer and rabbit resistant, bees, and butterflies love the flowers. Over time it will gently naturalize to form low mounding tidy masses.
More Information
SKUHC017772
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Common Name
Vision® Violet Cranesbill
Botanical Name
Geranium sanguineum Vision® Violet
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Purple
Mature Height
12-24" tall
Mature Spread
12-24" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Groundcover, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region
Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Tips For Growing Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium  (Cranesbill) is a large genus of annual and herbaceous perennials found worldwide. The greatest number of ornamental species are native to Europe and South Africa. They are not to be confused with the common bedding geranium which is actually a Pelargonium.

Preferred growing conditions:

  • Plant in compost enriched soils including clay. Position in full sun to partial shade.  Mulch with commonly available mulch materials.
  • Geraniums like moderate soil moisture and should be watered regularly when conditions are dry.
  • Deadheading is not necessary. Many modern hybrids are naturally long blooming.
  • Fertilize in the fall with a half and half blend of Yum Yum Mix and good quality compost.

Special comments:

  • Geraniums don't need to be divided. The width of larger growing varieties can be controlled by cutting off the side shoots from the crown.
  • Cut back in late fall after hard frost or wait until early spring.

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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