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Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann'
common name: Cranesbill
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: lilac
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Clump forming perennial of loosely erect habit. Attractive palmate-lobed, brownish bronze, coffee-coloured leaves with green midribs. Large pinkish-lilac flowers, paler at the centres, in late spring and early summer.
Similar to Geranium maculatum 'Espresso', with larger flowers but less strongly coloured foliage.
Moderately fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade.
Cut back after flowering to encourage new growth and sometimes repeat flowering.
Selected at the Leslie Grayson garden, USA and named after the owner's niece.