Geum coccineum ‘Borisii Strain’ seeds – ( Avens, Tango,Queen of Orange, Cookie)

$4.10

A small compact wavy leaved plant with bright orange single flowers which are held above the green leaves on strong upward facing stems. It is an easy care plant which never seems to be without flowers.

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Description

This strain is a compact form of Geum coccineum which grows to about 30 cm high with flowers.It is a very free flowering plant producing bright rich, single orange flowers all spring and summer and well into autumn. It will even produce some flowers in winter intermittently. The flowers are mostly upward facing which is a bonus in a smallish plant. It can tolerate frost pretty well and is tolerant of dry conditions. It likes full sun or partial shade and grows best in a humous rich soil which is free draining. It is a good strong and hardy plant which doesn’t take much care. It will flower each year for you with the minimum of attention.

Sowing advice
Sow spring early summer late summer and autumn.
Sow in pots or trays. Sow into moist well-drained seed raising mix. Just cover the seed with seed mix. Keep at 18– 23 degrees C. Germination should occur in about 3-4 weeks. When the seedling has 2 true leaves, transplant into 7.5cm pots or trays. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10 to 15 days before planting out after all danger of frost has passed. Plant approx. 40cm apart.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Avens, Cookie, Queen of Orange, Tango

Family

Rosaceae

Maximum Height

approx 40 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20