Geum coccineum 'Borisii'Item #2145 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
An easy, carefree perennial! Cheerful orange-red flowers with yellow centers rise above neat tufts of foliage. Prolific blooms provide a long season of color to borders and rock gardens.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Fast growing 6 to 10 in. tall and wide, flowers 12 to 15 in. tall.Key Feature:Showy FlowersBlooms:Spring through summerLandscape Uses:
- DetailPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing 6 to 10 in. tall and wide, flowers 12 to 15 in. tall.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring through summerFlower color:OrangeFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign IdeasA super perennial for rock gardens and around landscape boulders and outcroppings where it visually anchors stone. Dense habit also makes a fine groundcover mass on banks and slopes or cascading off retaining walls and curbs. Planted in the front of perennial borders for casual edging. Essential in the cottage garden border where its relaxed nature is complementary. Well suited to sunny openings in woodlands for an attractive self sufficient carpet. Perfect for troughs and porous ceramic containers.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.