Geranium maculatum
Cultivar: Espresso
Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)
Habit: Herb
Duration: Perennial
Range: eastern North America
Height: 8-24 in.
Hardiness Zone: 4 to 9
Bloom Color: White, Pink, Purple
Bloom Period: April-June (rarely later)
Light: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Soil: Dry, Average, Moist
Atttracts: Bees, Butterflies
Cultivar Comments: Espresso is unique from the rest of the wild geranium population in that its leaves emerge and expand a striking chocolate color, only later in the season fading to green.