Richardson's Geranium (Richardsonii) is generally described as
a perennial forb/herb.
native to the U.S. (United States)
has its most active growth period in the
spring and summer .
Richardson's Geranium (Richardsonii) has
green foliage and
purple flowers, with
a moderate amount of
conspicuous brown fruits or seeds.
The greatest bloom is usually observed in the
with fruit and seed production starting in the
spring and continuing until
not retained year to year.
Richardson's Geranium (Richardsonii) has a
short life span relative to most other plant species and a
moderate growth rate.
At maturity, the typical
Richardson's Geranium (Richardsonii) will reach up to
3 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of
Richardson's Geranium (Richardsonii) generally appears in field collections and doesn't tend to be commercially available. It can be propagated by
bare root, container, cuttings, seed.
It has a
slow ability to spread through seed production and the seedlings have
Note that cold stratification is
not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below
low tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.
Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA