Geum coccineum 'Borisii'Item #2145 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
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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:Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.Average Landscape Size:Fast growing 6 to 10 in. tall and wide, flowers 12 to 15 in. tall.
- 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:OrangeGarden styleCottageDesign 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 InformationPrefers fertile, evenly moist, well-drained soils; does not tolerate hot, humid environments or soggy, water-logged soils. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun exposures. Fertilize in early spring. Remove spent blooms throughout summer to promote continuous bloom. Hard prune to rejuvinate foliage. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.