Geranium pratense Midnight Reiter

Geranium pratense Midnight Reiter

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Geranium pratense 'Midnight Reiter' is a captivating perennial geranium cultivar that thrives in the Irish climate. With its striking dark foliage and abundant flowers, it is a popular choice among gardeners in Ireland for its visual appeal and adaptability.

Height/Spread: Geranium pratense 'Midnight Reiter' typically grows to a height of 12-18 inches (30-45 centimeters) with a spread of 12-24 inches (30-60 centimeters). Its compact size makes it suitable for various garden settings, including smaller gardens and containers.

Position: This geranium variety performs best in full sun to partial shade, making it versatile for different positions within Irish gardens. It can tolerate a range of light conditions, but it appreciates some shade during the hottest part of the day, particularly in warmer climates.

Soil: Geranium pratense 'Midnight Reiter' prefers well-draining soil with average fertility. It can adapt to different soil types, including clay, loam, and sandy soils. Ensuring the soil is adequately prepared and amended with organic matter will promote optimal growth and flowering.

Flowering Season: 'Midnight Reiter' delights with its profusion of vibrant violet-blue flowers from late spring to early summer. These blooms not only add a splash of color to the garden but also attract pollinators, making it a beneficial plant for supporting local ecosystems.

Uses: Geranium pratense 'Midnight Reiter' serves multiple purposes in Irish gardens. It is often used as a ground cover, border plant, or edging plant, creating a carpet of beautiful foliage and flowers. Its compact habit also makes it suitable for rock gardens or containers, adding a touch of elegance and color to outdoor spaces. Additionally, this geranium cultivar is deer-resistant, making it a reliable choice for gardens with wildlife challenges.

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