The cranesbill 'Rozanne' is an enchanting ground cover with violet-blue flowers.
Geranium 'Rozanne' is a flowering representative within the many cranesbill varieties. The perennial is a flower phänomen. It presents itself in great flowering splendour from May to September. The delicate blue-violet flowers are on branched, thin stems. The pretty petals attract bees, bumblebees and butterflies and create an enchanting garden scene. The leaves of the cranesbill are dark green and slightly marbled. They are deeply lobed and delicately hairy. The decorative stork's bill owes its name to the shape of the fruiting stalks that form after the flower. With a little imagination you can actually see stork's bills in them. The botanists, however, had a different opinion. They called the stork's bill "Geranium", which means "Crane".
The cranesbill 'Rozanne' is one of the most beautiful blue-violet flowering varieties.
The perennial grows bushy and grows 30 to 50 centimetres tall and about as wide. It is a great ground cover and fits perfectly into any garden. The cranesbill adorns beds, borders, planters or shrubs. Everywhere it is a feast for the eyes with its striking flower bowls. If the cranesbill spreads too much, it can be cut back without further ado. If you cut back the perennial after the main flower, you will even encourage it to produce a second flower!
Location and soil
Geranium makes few demands on its location. A sunny to semi-shady spot in the garden is ideal. The perennial thrives best in a fresh, humus-rich and well-drained soil. The plant does not tolerate waterlogging. Geranium 'Rozanne' looks wonderful in a group. Then the luminosity of the blue flowers comes into its own perfectly. In this case, there are three to five plants per square metre. It does not take long for the cranesbill to cover the ground. It therefore proves to be a practical and decorative ground cover and prevents noxious weeds in a practical way. The cranesbill ground cover is uncomplicated and hardy. The summer-green cranesbill ground cover can be used in a variety of ways and can be beautifully staged with matching plant neighbours. It looks enchanting with daylily, high butterfly, columbine or coneflower. Geranium'Rozanne' also makes a magical statement next to boxwood or greens If you buy cranesbill, you can also use the plant to plant under hedges or other grasses. The cranesbill 'Rozanne' with its filigree leaves and flowers is particularly suitable for roses.
Care of the perennial
The cranesbill is very easy to care for. The above-ground shoots dry out in autumn. The cranesbill is hardy. In spring the withered shoots are removed before the fresh shoots appear. The blue-purple cupped flowers will delight you all summer long!