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Geranium Max Frei for Sale Online
Geranium Max Frei is a cultivar that is noted for its compact growth habit and reddish-purple flowers. It typically forms a spreading mound of foliage typically growing 4-9 inches tall and spreading 12-24 inches wide. geranium Max Frei features 5-petaled, reddish-purple flowers and deeply-lobed, dark green leaves. Flowers bloom in late spring. Foliage often turns attractive shades of red in autumn.
Geranium Max Frei is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerates some drought, but produces most vigorous growth in moist, humusy soils with good drainage. Deadheading is tedious for larger plantings and probably unnecessary. Side stems may be removed at any time to control spread. If not deadheaded, some self-seeding may occur in ideal growing conditions. Foliage may be lightly sheared back and shaped to revitalize after flowering.
This is a variable plant that is noted for having better tolerance for heat in hot summers and for cold in cold winters than most other species of geranium. Geranium sanguineum, commonly called bloody cranesbill or bloodred geranium, is an herbaceous, clump-forming perennial that typically grows in a mound to 9-12 inches tall with white-hairy trailing stems spreading over time to as much as 24 inches wide. It is native to Europe and Asia. It is perhaps the most common species of geranium grown in the U.S. today.
|Mature Height:||12 to 18 Inches|
|Mature Width:||18 to 24 Inches|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to part shade|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Bloom Season:||Early spring through summer|
|Details:||Semi-evergreen foliage, attracts butterflies, deer resistant, can be used as a groundcover|