Single Packet of 100 Seeds
Grow Sticky Purple Geranium from freshly harvested Geranium viscosissimum flower seeds. Sticky Purple Geranium is not only seen as a beautiful flowering plant, but was also used as a medicinal herb by the Indians. It's roots and leaves were known to treat the common cold as well as alleviate pain from sore eyes. The plants themselves grow to a mature height of about 16 to 36 inches tall, producing 1 inch wide, pink colored flowers. The foliage of Sticky Purple Geranium is densely covered in small hairs, which run up and down it's stems & leaves.
Interestingly enough, Sticky Purple Geranium is categorized as a protocarnivorous plant, meaning that it is able to dissolve protein from insects that become trapped on it's leaves. It then absorbs the nitrogen from the protein.
Grown as a perennial flowering plant, Sticky Purple Geranium will establish a deep root system that will allow it to return the following growing season. Once cooler temperatures set in and all plant life wilts on the surface, the roots will remain dormant until temperatures are warm again. The plants have become popularly used in landscaping since it is drought tolerant once established. The Pink flowers will bloom profusely from May until late August and it's foliage will turn red with the cooler temperatures of the Autumn season.
For a more descriptive article pertaining to the Sticky Purple Geranium flower, click here. You will find all sorts of additional information including seed information, plant care, establishment etc. All of which comes from the USDA website.