$7.00 – $108.00
Common Name: Cranesbill
- Habit: Perennial Herb
- Light: Shade (< 2 hrs. direct sun), Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
- Water Needs: Moist, Average
- Height: 1-2′
- Flower: Pink, White, Apr, May
- Fruit: Beaked capsule from which its name is derived splits when seeds mature.
- Fall Color: No
- Natural Habitat: Bottomland Deciduous Forest
Low-growing, colony forming perennial herb with deeply cleft 5-lobed leaves and showy flowers atop a short stem. The flowers are pink and white with prominent parallel lines in the petals. The flower is followed by a distinctive pointed, curved seed capsule that resembles a crane’s bill and gives this plant its common name. Spreads slowly through rhizomes, but is not aggressive. Thrives in deciduous woodland shade and on moist slopes and bottomlands.