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Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Sumptious maroon to deep purple-black flowers and soft green, deeply lobed leaves, blotched with purple.  One of this plant's common names, 'Mourning Widow', is inspired by the spectacularly dark flowers,born on slender stems from late spring to early summer. Low maintenance, it thrives in damp shades.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Dark purple

Foliage Color

Green blotched with purple

Plant Spread

15-18 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

18-24 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Ground cover, Evergreen, Woodland, Among Ferns, Edge of the Border, Under deciduous trees

Bloom Time

Late spring to early summer

Critter Resistance


Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests