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Sticky Geranium

Geranium viscosissimum
SKU: HC018185
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Geranium viscosissimum (Sticky Purple Geranium) is a native wildflower that blooms continuously from late spring to late summer with small pink-lavender to purple flowers. A pollinator and bird favorite, this deciduous perennial has many-toothed, bright green leaves that turn red in fall providing even more interest. Happy in a full sun to part shade location, it is easy to grow and mixes well into a perennial bed or woodland setting.
key features
Botanical Name
Geranium viscosissimum
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Attracts Beneficial Insects
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average, Moist / Wet
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
24-30" tall
Bloom Time
Early summer


Native to Western North America, Geranium viscosissimum (Sticky Purple Geranium) is pollinated by butterflies, native bees, and beneficial insects. In addition to being a pollinator favorite, the seed capsules are enjoyed by birds and small mammals. At 2-3 feet tall and not fussy about soil type, its floating saucer-shaped pink flowers are beautifully contrasted by the bright green foliage and are edible as a garnish or salad addition. Water thrifty once established, it thrives in a sun to part shade location and it is not fussy about soil type, needing only good drainage. Attractive throughout the growing season, it is essential for a native plant collection or sustainable garden setting.