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  • Canadian Grown
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Geranium phaeum 'Raven'

Raven Dusky Cranesbill, Raven Cranesbill, Raven Hardy Geranium

Main interest:
long lasting showy summer blooms, deep black-purple flowers
full sun to full shade
Soil humidity:
moist soil
Growth type:
Flower colour:
royal purple
Mildly fragrant
Flowering period:
May to September
USDA Hardiness:
zone 5a: -29 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 1.5 ft (0.45 m) width: 3 ft (0.9 m)
garden beds, containers, border, mass plantings

The Raven Hardy Geranium will brighten up your shady garden with its bright green foliage and long lasting deep royal purple blooms. The deeply-lobed foliage forms a low spreading mound that is the perfect backdrop to the masses of deep purple, almost black, upward facing flowers. Geranium phaeum 'Raven' grows best in the shade but will tolerate full sun. Blooming all summer long the reliable, robust, easy to grow Geranium is a welcome addition to garden beds.

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Synonym(s): Geranium 'Raven'

Also known as: Dusky Crane's-bill, Black Widow, Mourning Widow

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