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GERANIUM - hybrid Boom Chocolatta / Cranesbill

    GERANIUM - hybrid Boom Chocolatta / Cranesbill


    Geranium 'Boom Chocolatta' is a striking perennial plant with a unique and eye-catching color combination. Its dark chocolate-colored leaves are complemented by bright magenta-pink flowers, which bloom in late spring through mid-summer. This hybrid variety is a cross between Geranium maculatum and Geranium wallichianum.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 30-40cm/12-16in
    • Spread: 60-90cm/24-36in
    • Flower color: Magenta-pink
    • Flowering period: Late spring to mid-summer
    • Foliage: Dark chocolate-colored leaves
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Geranium 'Boom Chocolatta' is a versatile plant that can be used in various ways. It can be planted in mixed borders, woodland gardens, and cottage gardens. It also makes a great addition to container gardens and hanging baskets.

    Geranium 'Boom Chocolatta' is a low-maintenance plant that is drought-tolerant and deer-resistant. It attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies, making it a great addition to any pollinator-friendly garden. Its dark chocolate-colored leaves add contrast to other plants in the garden, and its bright magenta-pink flowers make a statement.

    Companion Plants:

    • Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination': The tall, spiky blooms of this perennial provide an interesting vertical contrast to the sprawling habit of Geranium 'Boom Chocolatta'.
    • Sedum 'Angelina': The chartreuse foliage of this low-growing sedum complements the vibrant purple of Geranium 'Boom Chocolatta'.
    • Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah': The red-tipped foliage of this ornamental grass pairs well with the purple blooms of Geranium 'Boom Chocolatta'.

    Care Instructions:
    Geranium 'Boom Chocolatta' prefers well-draining soil and can tolerate both full sun and partial shade. It is a low-maintenance plant that does not require much pruning. Deadheading spent blooms can help prolong its flowering period.

    Final Thoughts:
    Geranium 'Boom Chocolatta' is a unique and striking perennial plant that adds interest to any garden. Its dark chocolate-colored leaves and bright magenta-pink flowers make it a standout among other plants. Its low-maintenance nature and drought tolerance make it a great addition to any garden, big or small.