cranesbill ‘Brookside’

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’
Family Geraniaceae
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)
Flower Color Blue
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


Average Flowering Time