Dark Reiter Geranium

Plant picture

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Geranium pratense cv. Dark Reiter
Common Name: Dark Reiter Geranium
Type: Herbaceous Perennial
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloom Time: June to August
Height: 9-12 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Blue
Wildlife: Butterflies, Bees
Special Characteristics:
  • Compact form with dark purple foliage and blue flowers
  • Cut back to 4 inches after blooming to rejuvenate foliage
  • Adapts well in a variety of soils
  • Will withstand periods of drought after it's established
  • Divide in spring or fall
  • Deer resistant
  • Rabbit resistant