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GEUM 'Borisii'

Commonly known as Avens

(coccineum) - orange
Further Reading....

  • Orange
  • Height - 30-50cm (12-20in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial with upright, softly hairy basal leaves to 20cm (8in) long. Stem leaves are deeply toothed.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects. Dead heading will prolong flowering period
  • Pests & Diseases - sawfly larvae may cause damage to leaves
  • Place of origin - Bosnia, Albania, Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped - - to 4cm (1½in) across with spreading petals and yellow stamens
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -

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