Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Geranium pratense Dark Reiter (Cranesbill)

Delicate saucer-shaped flowers of lilac blue grow in clusters on tall thin stems and foliage that is a stunning dark purple brown to create a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
0.75-1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


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