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Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'
Common Name: Mourning Widow Family: Geraniaceae (The Geranium Family)

Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'
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'Samobor' is a selection of this useful shade geranium that sports large burgundy patches on the dissected, maple-like leaves that echo nicely the deep purple of the small, numerous flowers that are held nicely above the foliage. Good in full sun to deep shade, this problem-solver will even tolerate being under trees if given some moisture.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Woods and shady places.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade Shade  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Trillium erectum
Carex elata "'Aurea'"
Hosta "'Krossa Regal'"

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