Georgenberg Chilean Avens

Geum x heldreichii 'Georgenberg'

Bright, orange yellow flowers top this clumping perennial nearly all summer. Remove dead blooms to extend flowering. Plants remain evergreen, except in the coldest climates.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical PronunciationJEE-um
Average Size at MaturityNeat clumps of foliage 6 to 10 in. tall, flowers to 12 to 15 in.
Bloom TimeLate spring to mid-summer
Design IdeasPlant this bright-colored perennial in flower borders against large shrubs or to bring light into natural woodland gardens. It's a casual, old-fashioned flower for the cottage garden. May be massed to intensify the color, though its lacy charm is lost with such a bold display.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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