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Geum × borisii

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourOrange red
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Geum × borisii. This species is a clump forming perennial with pinnate, basal, heart-shaped, toothed leaves. The flowers are borne in cymes of saucer-shaped red blooms in the summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe, Asia, New Zealand, Americas and Africa

Interest and use

Ground cover

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy, and will grow well in full sun, with preferably moist but well-drained soil.

Propagation

Propagate by division, by runners or offsets or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Saw-fly larvae may damage plants.

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