Geranium ‘Azure Rush’ – HARDY GERANIUM ‘AZURE RUSH’

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SUPERB! SUPERB! SUPERB! non-stop flowering perennial! A true must have plant.! As this is sport of super perennial Geranium x ‘Rozane’, compared to it’s parent 'Rozanne', it has a more compact, mounding habit with shorter internodes, making it neater and lower-growing and ground covering plant. It also has bigger 2 1/2 in. wide, lighter blue flowers with red-purple veins. Wide whitish eye is similar on both cultivars.

Flowers since frosts. If summer heat stops the flowering, they will rejuvenate and rebloom later in summer. The clumps are covering the grounds.

The best in good garden soil, medium moist and enriched with some compost or organic material.

Excellent for borders, cottage gardens, pollinator gardens, containers. Can be planted in masses, small groups, as groundcovering perennial or as single plant in smaller flowers beds.

Can be combined with any border perennial, annuals, grasses and well behaved native wildflowers in full sun to partial shade, which makes it awesome universal plant.

Stunning plant combinations can be reached with yellow flowers, sulphur yellow, chartreuse tones, yellow-leaved plants, but also silver, purple, red or deeper blues are nice.

 

Blooming time : May till frost

Size : usually 1.5’ tall x 2-2.5’ wide, spacing 2’

USDA zones : 5 to 8

Culture : full sun, half shade, grows well in average and not too dry soil, prefers moist and organic rich soil. Established plants can tolerate shorter terms droughts. In deep south climate prefers some more shading, especially in the afternoon.

Moisture Needs : medium-dry, medium

Origin : Garden origin – Geranium'Azure Rush' is a naturally-occurring sport of a hybrid of Geranium wallichianum and Geranium himalayense 'Rozanne'. It was discovered and selected by Jan Dirk Schuiver in Jeddeloh, Germany in July, 2007. Patented plant - United States Plant Patent PP#22,684.

Deer/rabbit resistant : yes / yes

Attracts Butterflies or Pollinators : butterflies

Attracts Hummingbirds : no

Pot Size : square 4.25 x 5" deep pot (quart)

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  • 5
    Geranium Azure Rush

    Posted by Roy Gustaveson on 13th Oct 2020

    I was very impressed by the size and health of the plants I received. They were packed well and arrived quickly. All the plants I ordered were very impressive. I will order more in the future. Highly recommended.