Perennial plants, not to be confused with indoor or window-box geraniums whose botanical name is Pelargo-nium.
Excellent border plants; they tolerate a fair amount of shade and have a prolonged flowering season.
Any reasonable humus-retaining soil.
By division; species from.
Geranium endressii: Height 25-30 cm; pale-pinkin early to late summer.
Geranium meeboldii syn Geranium grandiflorum: Height 30-40 cm; pale-in early to mid summer. ‘Johnson Blue’, 50 cm, bright blue, is very beautiful.
Geranium platypetalum: Height 40-70 cm; purple-blue flowers in summer months. A fine border plant.
Geranium sanguineum: Height 15-25 cm; blood-red flowers late spring to late summer.
Geranium subcaulescens: Height 10-20 cm; pink-violet flowers in early to mid summer.