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Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Karmina' (Cambridge geranium)

Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Karmina'

Cambridge geranium

A strikingly beautiful low-growing groundcover that can quickly form a respectable carpet. Hundereds of carmine rose flowers in late spring. Foliage has bright orange to red fall color.

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Height

10-12 Inches

Spread

12-18 Inches

Bloom Color

Pink

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Cambridge geranium Interesting Notes

Geranium is derived from the Greek geranós, meaning crane. The common name, cranesbill, derives from the shape of the fruit capsule that appears in some of the species.

Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Karmina' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.

Good Substitutions

Cambridge geranium Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'
bigroot geranium Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'
bigroot geranium Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'
Geranium 'Azure Rush'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Summer
Summer
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Groundcover
Groundcover

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Average
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Propagation Type
Vegetative