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Geum

Botanical Name
Geum coccineum
Hardiness
Zones 5 to 7
Height
18 to 24 inches
Width
18 inches
Flowers
Late spring to early summer: orange, red, peach
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, organic
Planting & Care
  • Geum prefers cooler climates
  • Excellent drainage is important, especially for winter survival
  • Amend heavy clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage
  • Divide annually in spring for vigor and longevity
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Mango Lassi - ruffled, layered petals in shades of yellow to orange

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August 22
Mequon Nature Preserve
Mequon, WI
 

August 24
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI
 

Sept. 14
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

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