A mass planting of blue-purple cranesbill geranium flowers.

Cranesbill Geranium

If you’re looking for a plant that will provide plenty of color in your garden, then look no further than the cranesbill geranium. This easy-to-grow perennial flower provides beautiful blooms from spring to early fall and is cold tolerant. Use our guides down below to learn how to grow, propagate, and care for your own hardy geraniums. Brand new to these lovely plants? Start with our 101 guide.

Also, be sure to check out our storkbill category for other closely related flowering plants also commonly known as “geranium.”

Are Geraniums Annuals or Perennials? Learn About Geranium Lifespans

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Most of us grow geraniums as annuals, but they’re actually perennials and can have long lifespans if you let them. There are many options you can choose to extend the life of your pelargoniums. Our guide will help you decide what to do with your plants once they stop blooming, whether that’s overwintering or pruning.

9 Common Geranium Diseases and How to Address Them

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Geraniums are undeniably pretty with their striking, colorful blossoms. They’re also resistant to disease problems – but that doesn’t mean they’re immune. Now and then, they might be impacted by root rot, rust, blackleg, and more. Learn how to identify and deal with common geranium diseases now. Read more.

How to Prune Geraniums

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Pruning and deadheading geraniums can give you more blossoms and a tidier-looking plant. Whether you overwinter your plants or you’re looking to keep annuals blooming as bountifully as they can, the right pruning technique can make all the difference in your display. Learn how and when to prune geraniums in this guide.

How to Propagate Geraniums from Stem Cuttings

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If you’re growing vibrant geraniums, like cranesbill, garden, and ivy, learn how to propagate new plants from stem cuttings. Whether you just need more plants or want to keep your favorite annuals from year to year, taking cuttings is an easy and cost-effective propagation method. Get started now with easy how-to instructions.

Cranesbill Geranium: How to Grow a Garden Classic

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We love perennials for their dependable performance and easy-to-care-for nature, and the cranesbill geranium is synonymous with reliability in terms of healthy growth and season-long flowering. The perfect plant for light shade to full sun, this hardy specimen has few requirements for a steady supply of flowers all summer long. Get all the care and cultivation details right here!