Cranesbill

Geranium 'Orion'

Cranesbill - Geranium  'Orion'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Genus: Geranium
Cultivar: 'Orion'

Category: Groundcover Plants
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.80 m (80 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.80 m (80 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue, Purple
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

A bigger Geranium which is covered with clear violet-blue flowers with red veining and a white centre throughout the summer. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for quick growing summer groundcover.

  • Garden care: In midsummer rejuvenate plants that are beginning to look jaded by removing old flowered stems and leaves. Lift and divide large colonies in spring.


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