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cranes·bill

 (krānz′bĭl′)
n.

cranesbill

(ˈkreɪnzˌbɪl)
n
(Plants) any of various plants of the genus Geranium, having pink or purple flowers and long slender beaked fruits: family Geraniaceae. See also herb Robert, storksbill
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Noun1.cranesbill - any of numerous geraniums of the genus Geraniumcranesbill - any of numerous geraniums of the genus Geranium
geranium - any of numerous plants of the family Geraniaceae
genus Geranium - genus of mostly North American geraniums: cranesbills
Geranium maculatum, spotted cranesbill, wild geranium - common wild geranium of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and rose-purple flowers
Geranium pratense, meadow cranesbill - tall perennial cranesbill with paired violet-blue axillary flowers; native to northern parts of Old World and naturalized in North America
Geranium richardsonii, Richardson's geranium - geranium of western North America having branched clusters of white or pale pink flowers
Geranium robertianum, herb robert, herb roberts, herbs robert - a sticky low herb with small reddish-purple flowers; widespread in the northern hemisphere
Geranium viscosissimum, sticky geranium - geranium of western North America having pinkish-purple flowers in open clusters
dove's foot geranium, Geranium molle - western geranium with small pink flowers; a common weed on lawns and in vacant lots
Translations

cranesbill

n (Bot) → Storchschnabel m
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Location: Kincaidston Primary School, Cranesbill Court, Ayr KA7 3YN
In the garden here at Glebe Cottage, Geranium pratense, our native cranesbill, is in complete control during June and July.
Hardy geraniums (or cranesbill as they are sometimes known due to the similarity of their long seed pods and crane's bill) are the staple of the herbaceous border or cottage garden.
Soon I reached Nicholaston Burrows and, with my dogs at my side, I headed back towards ree Clis across the dunes, common lizards darting on the ground, brown argus and marbled white butter"y "itting over our heads and all around, burnet rose, bloody cranesbill and pyradmical orchids graced these peaceful burrows.
Cranesbill Geranium These vigorous geraniums will cover ground faster than weeds and produce some of the prettiest summer flowers in shades from white to purple, making them ideal candidates for the front of the border.
Trim back rose stems that have finished flowering to a point just above a leaf CRANESBILL geraniums are vigorous hardy geraniums will cover ground faster than weeds and produce some of the prettiest summer flowers in shades ranging from white to pink to purple, making them ideal candidates for the front of the border.
The product was designed to stimulate digestion by delivering enzyme support from slippery elm bark, ginger root, American cranesbill root, fennel seed, licorice root, cayenne pepper fruit, piper longum, cloves, basil leaf and more.
THE soft pink peonies, deep blue delphiniums and purple cranesbill geraniums may have faded from my borders - but there are some sizzling oranges and reds in their place, bursting into bloom and hailing the fact that summer isn''t over.
The shape of the pointed seedpod gives the wild geranium its common name, cranesbill.
A windy site Blooming shrubs Ceanothus, cistus, coast rosemary Dry shade A pretty Cranesbill, Western sword fern groundcover (Polystichum munitum) A sunny stone Plants between Creeping thyme, Dymondia path pavers margaretae, lippia (Phyla nodiflora), thrift (Armeria) A tiny backyard Privacy screening Clumping bamboo, hop bush, Pittosporum eugenioides
A FROM your description - and the fact these must be tender pelargoniums, rather than the hardy herbaceous cranesbill geraniums - I would say that your plants are infected with Geranium Rust.
Shear off self-seeders such as alchemilla and cranesbill geranium after flowering to prevent unwanted seedlings and encourage new foliage.