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Geranium richardsonii - Richardson's Geranium

Geranium richardsonii is a perennial that grows to around a foot tall and wide from a woody taproot. Richardson's Geranium's roots will spread rhizomatously with time. Geranium richardsonii grows in full sun or shade at an elevation with the Lodgepole Pines and Yellow Pines. Geranium richardsonii grows in moist soils and may go summer deciduous if conditions dry out. Geranium richardsonii has white flowers with pale lavender pink stripes. Geranium richardsonii blooms from late Spring into Fall if treated well. Geranium richardsonii will not have issues with cold in California except in alpine conditions. Geranium richardsonii is native to the mountains of the Western United Stateds and Canada. Geranium richardsonii is a nice addition to the butterfly garden attracting checkerspot butterflies.

Geranium richardsonii, Richardson's Geranium

White flowers with lavender pink stripes Geranium richardsonii - Richardson's Geranium. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants from the Geranium Genus featured on this site:
Geranium Ballerina
Geranium Biokovo
Geranium harveyi
Geranium incanum
Geranium Johnson's Blue
Geranium Lawrence Flatman
Geramium macrorrhizum album
Geranium maderense
Geranium Mavis Simpson
Geranium Orion
Geranium renardii
Geranium richardsonii
Geranium Rozanne
Geranium sanguinium striatum
Geranium sessiliforum nigricans
Geranium Stanhoe
Geranium wallichianum Buxton's Blue

Geranium plants from the Genus Pelargonium featured on this site:
Pelargonium capitatum Attar of Roses * Rose Scented Geranium
Pelargonium cordifolium * Heartleaf Geranium
Pelargonium fragrans * Nutmeg Geranium
Pelargonium graveolens * Rose Geranium
Pelargonium ionidiflorum Celery Scented Geranium
Pelargonium quercifolium * Oak Leaf Geranium
Pelargonium reneforme * Silverleaf Geranium
Pelargonium sidoides * Silverleaf Geranium
Pelargonium tomentosum * Peppermint Scented Geranium