Geranium is native to Eastern North America and is most commonly known in Europe as a cranesbill but a cranesbill is actually another variant of Geranium.
Geranium is the perfect plant for beginners as it requires hardly any care at all, It rather similar to the Daffodil in terms of care. You will most likely see Geranium growing in either dry or moist woodlands. You can almost certainly guarantee that this will bloom in some part of spring as it is one of the earliest bloomers. You can use this a bordering plant and even ground coverage, it also rabbit resistant and disease and pest free, this is why it is one of the easiest plants to grow usually the only thing that would kill this plant is either pesticides or being deadheaded. It can tolerate a variety of soils including chalk, sand and clay.
Climate Zone: 4 to 8
Mature Height:1.5 to 2 Feet
Mature Width: 1 to 1.5 Feet
Sunlight: Prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Conditions: Prefers Moist Well-Drained Soils
Botanical Name: Geranium maculatum