Geranium ‘Brookside’ (cranesbill ‘Brookside’) is a clump forming plant with bright green foliage and blue, purple flowers. It will bloom more profusely in full sun and needs moderate amounts of water, especially in extreme heat.
Geranium ‘Brookside’ is a useful groundcover or border plant where its dense character provides long-lasting foliage.
|Botanical Name||Geranium ‘Brookside’|
|Common Name||cranesbill ‘Brookside’|
|USDA Zone||4 thru 8|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun|
|Season(s) of interest||spring, summer, fall|
|Height and Spread||1.5-2ft x 2ft (45-60cm x 60cm)|
|Attracts Wildlife||Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores|
|Additional Information||Not Native to the US Midwest. Horticultural origin. A hybrid of Geranium pratense and Geranium clarkei ‘Kashmir Purple’|
|Location in Lurie Garden||North Dark Plate|