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Geranium wallichianum ‘Crystal Lake’
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Geranium

Cranesbill

We’re talking about hardy Geraniums, not the better-known, anything-but-subtle Pelargoniums. True Geraniums are sturdy yet refined, with five-petaled flowers borne on dainty stems close to the palmately-divided leaves.

Their spectrum of colors, from cool to electric, is rivaled only by their ability to create soft mounds and flowing carpets of lush foliage in ordinary garden soil. We plant a succession of varieties to always have some in bloom from spring to fall. Our selections are easily grown and will rebloom after flowering if lightly trimmed. Most die back in winter.

Geranium wallichianum ‘Crystal Lake’ full sun  partial shade

As if radiating light from within, these extraordinary crystal blue flowers possess white eyes and striking purple-veined petals. Upright and outward spreading, freely branching stems are clothed by handsome marbled leaves that are palmately lobed and velvety soft, while hosting a profusion of 1-½ in. wide, cup-shaped blooms. A sophisticated summer-time standout, trouble free ‘Crystal Lake’ promises luminous accents anywhere you plant it.

Size: 15"–20" high x 2' 0"–2-1/2' wide; hardy to zone 5.

Geranium wallichianum ‘Crystal Lake’ (P-1561)
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