Espresso Geranium in Landscape
Espresso Geranium in Landscape
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SKU
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Chocolate Brown Foliage Espresso Geranium

  • Modern Cultivar of Native Plant
  • Sophisticated Dark Foliage is a Delightful Contrast to Pale Blooms
  • Beautiful Purplish-Pink Petals
  • Showy Blooms Held Above the Foliage
  • Flower Display Lasts for Months from Late Spring Through Frost
  • Incredible Nectar Resource for Butterflies and Essential Pollinators
  • Effective Groundcover Suppresses Weeds
  • Perennial with Mounding Habit
  • Comes Back Year After Year
  • Full Sun or Part Shade
  • Very Cold Hardy

Perk up the look of your landscape with Espresso Geranium (Geranium maculatum 'Espresso'). This exquisite selection adds an eye-opening layer of interest in the high-profile forefront of your plantings.

Let's start with the fascinating foliage. Yes, the deeply cut lobed and dark hues of this desirable cultivar really does earn that top spot!

A mature stand of Espresso Geranium adds a deliciously rich burst of boldness. Plant them 12 inches apart for a tight groundcover that easily enhances your space with a minimum of effort.

Of course, Espresso Geranium also develops a froth of light pinky-purple, saucer-shaped blooms. Held on stalks above the foliage, these beautiful blooms start coming in late spring and don't stop until fall.

The energetic flower power acts as is a clarion call for butterflies in your neighborhood. And you'll feel proud to use a modern native cultivar to support our essential pollinator populations with nectar, too!

Never jittery, Espresso Geranium brings a mellow, tranquil vibe to your environment. You'll find a zillion places to tuck them here and there...they'll thrive in either full sun or partial shade.

Try them underneath your favorite "Show Off" ornamental tree from Nature Hills. It would be an incredible accent in a shade garden under any of our Eastern Redbud trees!

Use them to bring a smooth finish to your foundation plantings. Run a solid band under your mature evergreens; or create a skinny new mulched bed along your sidewalk to showcase the lavender-pink flowers of this stunning native perennial.

Garden designers are having an "It" moment with Geranium. We're proud to offer so many varieties for you to mix and match in a specialty blend that thrills your spirit!

Don't wait to order Espresso Geranium. These plants are hot, and we'll run out quickly.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Espresso Geranium Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Botanical Name Geranium maculatum 'Espresso'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 12 - 15 inches
Mature Spread 18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Purple, Pink
Foliage Color Chocolate Brown
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Late Autumn