cranesbill ‘Jolly Bee’ or ‘Rozanne’

Geranium ‘Jolly Bee’ (cranesbill ‘Jolly Bee’) is a hybrid with high heat tolerance and violet blooms from early summer into fall.

The name geranium comes from “geranos” meaning crane hence the common name cranesbill. If you look closely the fruit resembles the head and beak of a crane.

Botanical Name Geranium ‘Jolly Bee’
Common Name cranesbill ‘Jolly Bee’
Family Geraniaceae
USDA Zone 5 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest spring, summer
Height and Spread 1-1.5ft x 1-2ft (30-45cm x 30-60cm)
Flower Color Blue Violet
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Pollinators,
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Horticultural origin. Synonymous with Geranium ‘Gerwat’ ROZANNE.
Location in Lurie Garden North Dark Plate

 

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