sticky Geranium (Geranium viscosissimum)

2 pinkish-lavender 5-petalled flowers

sticky geranium


Common name: sticky geranium, wild geranium
Botanical name: Geranium viscosissimum

Light: full to partial sun
Height: 16 – 36 inches
Water: moderate to low
Soil type: well-drained loam to clay soils

Perennial wildflower with deeply lobed dark green sticky leaves and pinkish-lavender to purplish flowers in early summer; tap root – does not like to be transplanted; attracts pollinators


  • closeup of geranium flower, fuschia colored, 5-petaled showing colorful stamens
    love those stamens!