are nearly 260 different species in this genus
but a relative few are suitable for landscapes.
They come in several sizes from 3 inches to over
3 feet and colors range from white to dark purple.
The single flowers have 5 petals. Some species
are noted primarily for their foliage. Seed heads
resemble the head of a crane, thus, the common
The plant commonly sold as an annual
"geranium" is actually in the genus,
It is a relative but not a "true" geranium.