The Royal Horticultural Society actually named Rozanne as
the best Hardy Geranium! Its large 2 1/2" violet-blue blooms
with white centers flower profusely from late spring through
late fall, and it tolerates heat and humidity remarkably well,
performing beautifully even in Georgia summers (though it
does like afternoon shade in the South). Plant in ordinary
garden soil that is well-drained, and water when dry for
months of blooms and years of pleasure! Zones 5-8. 3" pot.
Geranium 'Rozanne' PP12175.
Cultivate the unique Rozanne Hardy Geranium plant for a flashy splash of colors that brings new interest to borders, rock gardens and walkways. This hardy geranium variety (Geranium Rozanne) boasts dazzling violet-blue, cup-shaped blooms with can't-miss bright white eyes. What's more, these extraordinary cranesbill plants retain their gorgeous flowers all the way into fall.
White eyes distinguish the Rozanne Hardy Geranium plant, a bi-colored, violet-blue-faced stunner that flowers from early summer all the way into autumn. Scientifically known as Geranium Rozanne, the large, unusually blue and white blooms of this geranium variety are certain to bring fresh attention to rock gardens and borders. The foliage of these cranesbill plants is equally vibrant, composed of deep green, marbled round leaves, which change to shades of bronze during fall. Grow this hardy geranium alongside coreopsis, black-eyed Susan or goldenrod for a variety of intriguing shapes and a kaleidoscope of color.
Botanical Name: Geranium 'Rozanne' PP 12175
Common Name: Cranesbill, Hardy Geranium
Form: Herbaceous perennial
Root System: Fibrous
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Spread: 24 - 36"
Spacing: 36 - 48"
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
Flowering Date: Early summer to early fall
Duration: Summer into fall
Blooms With: Coreopsis, Black-eyed Susan, Goldenrod
Cut Flowers: No
Dried Flowers: No
Shipping Season: Spring
Unique Characterstics: Masses of bright, pretty flowers bloom over a long period of time. A very adaptable and tought plant that handles drought well.
Flower Color: Violet Blue with a large White eye
Flower Form: 2" open cups, with slightly reflexed petals.
Foliage Type: Rounded, palmately lobed foliage that is deep green marbled in spring turning to shdes of bronze in fall.
Resistance: Good resistance to insects and disease.
Pruning: Trim back spent bloom stems and old foliage to encourage fresh blooms and foliage.
Pruning Time: After flowering - mid summer.
Soil Requirement: Well-drained, moist soil is best, but will do well in most soils. Will not tolerate wet soil.
Shipped: #1 field grown plant, bareroot
Additional Information: May cease flowering during intense heat in summer.
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