wild geranium


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wild geranium

n.
An eastern North American woodland geranium (Geranium maculatum) having rose-purple flowers. Also called spotted geranium.

wild′ gera′nium


n.
a geranium, Geranium maculatum, of E North America, having loose clusters of lavender flowers.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.wild geranium - common wild geranium of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and rose-purple flowerswild geranium - common wild geranium of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and rose-purple flowers
crane's bill, cranesbill - any of numerous geraniums of the genus Geranium
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Plenty of plants will tolerate shade, such as wild geranium, but in a sunnier spot you could have perovskia (Russian sage) or lavender."
Plenty of plants will tolerate shade such as wild geranium, but in a sunnier spot you could have perovskia (Russian sage) or lavender."
The wild geranium she found in her woods has completely colonized the compost layer covering her woodshed, along with fiddlehead ferns and local se' dum.
Lavender, wild geranium and salvia, hollyhocks, foxgloves, daisy-like flowers including asters and heleniums will all be a magnet for bees.
Based on seasonal availability, plants could include: Wild Geranium, Large Beard-tongue, Foxglove Beardtongue, Fall Phlox, Sweet William, Creeping Phlox, Turk's Cap Lily, Swamp Milkweed (to host Monarch butterflies), New England aster, Switchgrass, Big Bluestem grass, Black-eyed Susan, Jewelweed, Woolly Ragwort, Blue Waxweed, Purple Tridens grass, spearmint, peppermint, oregano, and sage.
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Native Americans used dried wild geranium roots on bleeding wounds to promote coagulation.
For pure aesthetics, their plantings include rattle trap, wild ginger, wild geranium, Solomon's seal, rose mallow, cardinal flower, New England aster, wild oats, purple cone flower, stiff switch grass, wild petunia, little blue stem, downy skullcap, wild columbine and many other all-American beauties.
Under taller shrubs and roses plant good ground cover perennials such as wild geranium (cranesbill) or Alchemilla mollis, and take note of the atmosphere you want to create through colour.
Easy-to-grow perennials which don't demand much attention but will flower throughout summer include wild geranium (cranesbill), crocosmia and helenium.