perennial geraniums - cranesbill - wild geraniums... These are ground cover plants. They grow all over the sand dunes along parts of the Northumberland coast in England UK & are a wonderful sight. They're at home in a windy garden & flower profusely over a long period. You can buy the natural colour pictured, or shades of pink.
Geranium sanguineum 'New Hampshire Purple' (Cranesbill) - - this is a perennial geranium that spreads quickly. Learn how to use Geraniums in your garden. We show you how at http://gardendesignforliving.com/?p=1273
Bloody cranesbill is named for the bright red color the foliage takes on in fall. Many varieties are available in flower colors of blue and purple. The plant spreads slowly but will eventually form broad swaths in full or part sun or shade. It's not only beautiful, but easy and carefree, too. Name: Geranium sanguineum Growing Conditions: Part to full shade and well-drained soil Size: 1 foot tall Zones: 4-8/