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Geranium Johnson's Blue (Cranesbill)

Clusters of periwinkle blue saucer-shaped flowers grow on green foliage that turns orange red in fall and creates a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Star-shaped chartreuse flowers bloom in loose clusters on light green soft, velvety leaves that are partially folded. Toothed scalloped leaves are lobed and hairy and the leaves sparkle with the morning dew.

*Self-seeding; remove spent flowers to avoid spread*

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies

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Single purple flowers grow in clusters on strong stems that rise above the persistent, narrow compact foliage. Mounded habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
0.5-1 ft x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies and bees
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Silver-pink pincushion-like flowers gather in dome formation in the middle of the elegant pink petals. The medium green foliage forms a basal clump. The plants have a tendency to spread but can be easily held back. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to mid summer
1.5- 2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer resistant

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(Dalmatian Series) Peachy-pink cup-shaped flowers open and lighten to a soft peach shade with orange-speckled throats that form on tall spikes with glossy deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This perennial features flowers donning white standards and yellow falls on tall slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring-early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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This perennial features upright stems bearing pale lilac flowers and small, hairy gray-green aromatic leaves growing in a compact, mounding, low-growing habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
0.75-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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(Jolly Jewel™ Series) Clusters of small magenta-pink saucer-shaped flowers that have dark purple centres grow on deep green foliage that creates a dense spreading mound. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Clusters of pinkish white flowers with prominent stamens grow on deep green foliage that turns to an attractive purple tint in the fall creates a dense spreading mound. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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