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Geranium pratense 'Midnight Reiter'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Geranium 'Midnight Reiter' has nearly true blue flowers which cover the unique chocolaty-purple leaves in early summer. The dark mounds of compact foliage create an all season interest when plants are not in bloom. Leaves turn dark green with purple highlights if grown in shade. Resistant to rabbits and deer.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color


Foliage Color


Plant Spread

15 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

9 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Moderate water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Specimen, Ground cover, Border, Mass Plant, Container

Bloom Time

Late Spring to Fall

Critter Resistance

Rabbit and deer resistant


Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests

Spring to fall