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Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Intense'

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Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Intense'

  • Compact selection that's perfect under shrubs or at bed edges
  • Easy to grow, blooms readily
  • One of our finest Geraniums

With a sea of intense pink blooms held above finely cut green foliage, this aptly named perennial blooms profusely. This plant is excellent as a colorful groundcover or as a filler between shrubs. It is also excellent in containers or mixed into perennial borders. Fall foliage turns red.

Uses: Borders, Edging, Rock Gardens
Growth Habit: Mounding

Homeowner Growing Tips: It is simple to grow geranium in full sun to partial shade with average, medium moisture, well-drained soil. Tolerates minor drought, but thrives and spreads most readily in moist, well-drained soils. For larger crops, deadheading is tiresome and useless. It is possible to cut off side stems at any time to limit the spread. In hot summer climates, foliage may deteriorate after flowering. At this stage, it may be softly cut back and shaped to revive it.

Common Name: hardy geranium
Plant Type: Perennial
Exposure: Sun
Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Garden Height: 10-12 Inches
Garden Spread: 12-18 Inches
Size Category: Short: 18 Inches or less