Geranium 'Rozanne' Description
Geranium Rozanne (Cranesbill Geranium) is known for their large, jewel-tone violet-blue flowers and powerful blooming performance from spring-fall. One of the best, most garden-worthy perennial Geranium you can grow.
Discovered in England, this strong performing geranium stands out with 2.5" iridescent violet-blue, cup shaped flowers with purple-violet veins and radiant white centers. Extremely vigorous deeply cut green foliage which is lightly marbled with chartreuse, turns red in the autumn.
This hybrid is a cross between geranium himalayense and Geranium wallichianum 'Buxton's Variety. Perennial Plant of the Year Award Winner
Rozanne grows into a mounded habit about 20" high and 24 inches wide.
How to grow geranium
Rozanne thrives in full sun to partial shade. Afternoon shade is advisable in hot climates. It appreciates moist, well drained soil and boasts exceptional heat & drought tolerance among geraniums. Hardy to zone 5-8.
To maintain peak appearance, shear back old foliage to 6-8" in August to promote new lush growth. Side branches may be removed to control spread. Not subject to insect or diseases.
How to design with geranium
Grow Geranium as a specimen plant, ground cover, or as an attractive plant for the front of the border. It combines very well with other perennials such as Shasta daisy, salvias, ornamental grasses. It's a delightful "filler plant" between daylilies or garden phlox. Rozanne combines well in a border where it is allowed to weave its way through taller perennials or shrub.
Mass planting of Rozanne provides a carefree, billowy textured mounds and is delightful in front of mass plantings of Roses.
Rozanne's energetic habit make it ideal for patio containers.
Special features: Attracts butterflies, Easy care, Fast growing, Fall color, Fragrance, Heat tolerant, Long blooming, Rabbit resistant
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Hardy Geranium, cranesbill
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Sun, Part Shade
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18-24" X 24"
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Container Gardening, Cottage Gardening, Ground Cover, Massing, Specimen
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Soil: Tolerant of most well-drained soils, but prefers moderate fertility and a moist soil.
Light: Full sun - Part shade -- Plants prefer some part afternoon shade in the southern half of their growing zone.
Water: Average Water Needs -- Established plants have some drought tolerance.
Spacing: 24 inches
Fertilizing: Benefits from a light application of balanced, granular fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing: No specific care needed. Can leave foliage standing for winter and remove in spring when new growth begins.
Maintenance & Pruning: Can prune anytime during the summer to shape the plant. Divide and move clumps in spring.
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