A reliable spring wildflower for shade. Mounds of foliage last until Sept. & Oct. with adequate moisture.
Uses: Shade beds, bees, foliage
Bloom time: April - May
Height: 16 to 22 inches
Space: 12 to 18 inches
Seed: Harvest in May as soon as some of the seeds start exploding--wild geraniums disperse their seed mechanically by catapulting the seeds a considerable distance. Keep the seed pods or "crane's bills" in a paper sack until all of the seeds have been released and sow immediately. Seedlings should emerge the following March or April.
Sun: Light to full shade
Moisture: Average to moist