Northeast Pollinator Plants
Geranium maculatum (Cranesbill)
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Common Name: Cranesbill
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Use: Garden, Naturalizing
Light: Full Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: Mid May to Late June
Flower Color: Light Purple Lavender
Height: 1 - 1.5'
Notes: Geranium maculatum (Cranesbill). Special value to bees/bumblebees and attracts butterflies. Will naturalize, aggressively self-seeding if happy, even in lawn, so they say, but I have it in gardens…Seems to prefer somewhat shady, open woodland gardens
Native to the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).