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Geranium ‘Midnight Reiter’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


This plant has very dark purple foliage, which holds well during the season. 'Midnight Reiter' has large dark lilac flowers and it is a smaller plant (semi-dwarf) than its parent, 'Victor Reiter Jr.'

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 6″ / 12″ / 9″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s):

SKU: GERMR Categories: ,
Common Name Cranesbill
Family Geraniaceae
Genus Geranium
species pratense
Plant Type Perennial
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Bloom Time --
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Required
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Darker foliage.
Landscape Value Rock garden, dry bank in a mixed bed.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 6" / 12" / 9"
Soil (Garden) Prefers fertile, well-drained soils.
Water (Garden) Average with good drainage.
Special Uses --
Comments Young plants are sensitive and require extra care until hardened. This is slow grower that is perfect for trough or rock gardens.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.8 – 2.2
pH 5.6 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 100 – 150 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 7 – 9 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Geranium 'Midnight Reiter' - Product Profile
Geranium 'Midnight Reiter' - Growing Recipe

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