Wild Geranium, Geranium Maculatam
Wild Geranium is classified as a large perennial
The wild geranium, Geranium maculatum, is a perennial plant native to North America. It grows flowers in early spring and summer. The leaves are lobed with five or seven lobes and are fairly wide. Two to five flowers are loosely clustered at the end of the branches and are approximately 2.5-4cm in diameter with five petals. They come in a variety of colors from rose-purple, pale violet, pink, and sometimes white.
The Wild Geranium prefers rich, acidic soils with a lot of moisture and can survive in a variety of environmental conditions. The blooms can range from purple, to red and blue or white. Many people love collecting this plant in the spring time and they cut it fresh and place it into salads, eat it raw or cook it down. This plant can be called a vine, perennial, wildflower or groundcover. It is a fast grower and can take over an area quickly.
Wild Geranium is a large and can reach heights of up to 3 feet at full maturity
This plant has a blooming time of early summer to late spring and can last about a month before they will fall off. The Wild Geranium can have a longer bloom time if the dead blooms are taken off once they are seen so that the rest can get the nutrients it needs. The wild geranium is known for its colorful flowers and blooms. This plant can be both grown indoors and outdoors. It is versatile and easy to grow. It is a great plant for a beginner.