Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'

Samobor Mourning Widow Cranesbill

Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

This ground covering perennial is a good mixer and mingler. Springtime blooms of magenta accentuate the dark variegation of foliage. Cut back hard after bloom to get fresh foliage and make a more tidy plant.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average


Size: 12 - 18 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Mounding
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Foliage, Flowers, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Variegated

Flower Color: Burgundy / Maroon
Bloom Season: Spring, Summer
Flower Shape: Single

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Tough / Fool-Proof
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Late Winter / Early Spring, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall
Plant Behavior: Re-seeds in some conditions

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos