Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

Perfect for shady woodland gardens, Wild Geranium is a good groundcover with attractive foliage and lavender flowers. Spreads over time to create a blanket under the trees.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Medium-Dry
Height:    12 inches
Blooms:    April, May, June, July
Color:    Pinkish-purple
Spacing:    8-14″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Pollinators

Design Tips

Plant Wild Geranium in a solid mat or with other competitive woodland plants like Pennsylvania Sedge or Jacob’s Ladder.

Companion Plants

Wild Blue Phlox
Pennsylvania Sedge
Star Sedge
Jacob’s Ladder