Haw Honey

Geranium maculatum / Wild Geranium (Geranium Family)

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Deeply palmate leaves on long petioles emerge in early spring, Foliage is a nice medium green, with red tones on the underside, and extra fuzzy. Light pink, 1” flowers float atop short stems. Flowers turn into beak-shaped fruit–this is where the other common name of ‘Cranesbill” comes from. Seeds are flung from the parent plant in hopes of finding a new home close by. Under optimum conditions, moist, rich soil and 3-4 hours of sun, small colonies will form. Plants may go dormant with excess summer heat and drought.
Blooms: Pink, 3-4 weeks, April-May
Leaves: Deeply lobed, very fuzzy, up to 5”
Height: 12-18”
Space: 12-18”
Soil: Average-moist, well drained
Exposure: Part sun-Shade
Fauna: Bees, flies, beetles, moth host plant
Seeds: Flings seeds from mother plant

Deer Resistance:Medium

Zone: 3-11
Native: NC native, common in the Mountains and Piedmont, uncommon in the Sandhills
Provenance: Unknown, seed grown