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Question about a weed (?) in my garden.

Posted by transplanted2scin07 7 SC (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 1, 08 at 18:45

I have one garden that gets very early morning sun and very late afternoon sun, otherwise it is shaded. Late last summer I turned over the soil in that bed and now there is a low-growing plant that looks very much like a miniature/small version of a perennial geranium growing in the bed in several places. Is there a kind of wild or weedy geranium that grows in this area or could it be something completely different?
I wish I could give you a picture, but my son has borrowed my camera.
Thanks for any help.

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RE: Question about a weed (?) in my garden.

There is a wild weedy geranium that grows everywhere. It looks like this: Carolina geranium

RE: Question about a weed (?) in my garden.

Thanks, Alicia!
That's exactly what I have growing in that garden. It's kind of a cute little plant. It's too bad the flowers are so tiny, otherwise I might have considered letting it stay. But then, of course, it would have ended up everywhere...

RE: Question about a weed (?) in my garden.

It's attractive now while it is small, but then it sprawls horribly, the leaves get coarse and widely separated, and it takes over the garden - I had the same thoughts about how pretty the early leaves were when I first saw it after I moved here. DON'T let it grow up!!!

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