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1 Genus: Geum (Avens) Genus of about 50 perennials, mostly with dense clusters of hairy leaves Geum chiloense Species originating from Island of Chiloe, Chile which enjoys a cold, wet climate. These plants have dense hairy leaves with equal leaflets and upward facing flowers in early mid summer and prefer cool, moist soil. A selection of G. chiloense hybrids are below. Woodland gardens, heavy, acidic, alkaline, sandy moisture retentive, division in autumn, or spring Geum Mrs J Bradshaw charming and carefree upward facing double bright orangered flowers in small sprays over dense green foliage in summer. Needs frequent replanting to retain its condition. Award of Garden Merit Plant comes true from seed Plant with Festuca glauca, Centaurea montana Carnea 60 cm high x 60cm wide yellow buds opening to double orange red flat flowers in summer Geum Dolly North - forms cheerful display of large orange tinged with red flowers over dense green foliage in late spring. Striking spring colour Large flowers Plant with Verbascum Cotswold Beauty, Centaurea montana x triumphettii 45 cm high x 30cm wide large orange tinged red, late spring Geum Rijnstroom sprays of delicate copper-orange flat flowers over dense green foliage in summer. Smaller plant form compared with G.chiloense Mrs J Bradshaw. Stunning summer colour Plant with Astrantia major, Geranium Orion 50 cm high x 45cm wide copper-orange flowers summer

2 Genus: Geum (Avens) Genus of about 50 perennials, mostly with dense clusters of hairy leaves Geum coccineum Species originates from the Balkan peninsula and is very similar to G. chiloense but is generally shorter, with more cup-shaped flowers and larger terminal leaflets. Prefers sun and reasonably, fertile soil. A selection of G. coccineum hybrids are below. Propagation reasonably full sun as for G. chiloense as for G. chiloense Geum Red Wings masses of semi-double scarlet red flowers floating above green foliage early - midsummer. Knock-out red colour Masses of flowers Plant with Stipa gigantea, Achillea Appleblossom, Verbascum Gainsborough 45 cm high x 45cm wide semi-double scarlet red flowers, early midsummer Geum Borisii masses of orange single flowers with prominent yellow stamens, held by slender, branching, hairy stems above green foliage that is more compact than other forms. Late spring - midsummer Stunning orange/yellow colour Masses of flowers Plant with Iris sibirica, Aquilegia McKana Group, Geranium phaeum Album 30 cm high x 45cm wide orange single flowers, late spring midsummer compact, Geum Mango Lassi sprays of rich mango/apricot/buff/pink double flowers held on delicate short, branching stems over bright green, dense foliage in early summer. Rich multi-colour double flowers Plant with Polemonium caeruleum Geranium sylvaticum Album, Tiarella Spring Symphony, 25 cm high x 30cm wide multicolour mango/apricot/buff flowers early summer bright green

3 Genus: Geum (Avens) Genus of about 50 perennials, mostly with dense clusters of hairy leaves Geum rivale (Water Avens, Chocolate Root) Species found in Europe, Asia and North America growing naturally in moist meadows and along streams. Delicate nodding flowers with contrasting calyces and petals held above hairy leaves with large terminal leaflets, April May. in moist situations any reasonable soil, moisture retentive Geum rivale charming perennial with loose heads of large nodding flowers with copper calyces and small off-white to pink petal held by copper colour stems above hairy clumpforming foliage late spring early summer. Prefers partial shade. Plant with Astilbe Hennie Graafland, Hosta Purple Heart, Aruncus aethusifolius 30 cm high x 60cm wide copper/pink flowers late spring early summer Geum rivale Cream Drop attractive pale yellow nodding flowers held by mid green/copper colour stems above hairy foliage in spring. Grows in either sun or partial shade in any reasonable soil that retains some moisture in summer. Plant with Heuchera Obsidian Astrantia Roma PBR, Maianthemum racemosum 30 cm high x 30cm wide cream/pale green flowers in spring Geum rivale Pink Frills sprays of delicate, pale pink petticoat-like flowers with rounded frilled petals and red bracts nodding above fresh green foliage in late spring. Very pretty. Plant with Primula florindae, Astrantia Moira Read, Trollius x cultorum Alabaster 30 cm high x 25cm wide pale pink flowers late spring fresh green

4 Genus: Geum (Avens) Genus of about 50 perennials, mostly with dense clusters of hairy leaves water Recommended Geum hybrids Geum Totally Tangerine high-performing tall hybrid of G. chiloense Mrs J Bradshaw and G. rivale, which due to its sterility flowers continuously from April September, producing an amazing number of pale tangerine blooms over hairy, dark green foliage. RHS Plant of Year 2010 finalist Very long flowering period One of tallest geums available Plant with Ageratum petiolatum, Centaurea cheiranthifolia, Geranium Rozanne Borders 90 cm high x 50cm wide tangerine flowers April September any reasonable soil full sun Geum Bell Bank very charming spring geum with copper-pink frilled semi-double flowers that initially nod before straightening, the flower opening wider and then fading to paler pink. Possible hybrid of G. rivale and G. Borisii, initially bred by Geoffrey Smith. Plant with Geranium Orion, Mainathemum racemosum, Aquilegia Dove Informal/cottage and woodland gardens in moist situations 45 cm high x 40cm wide copper-pink semi-double flowers April - May moist,

5 Genus: Geum (Avens) Genus of about 50 perennials, mostly with dense clusters of hairy leaves Geum x intermedium fertile hybrid of G. urbanum (Wood Avens) and G. rivale (Water Avens) with features of both - G. urbanum s more open flowers with G. rivale s nodding habit and longer stamens. Yellow flowers over green foliage- late spring early summer. Plant with Primula bulleyana, Corydalis flexuosa 'Purple Leaf', Rodgersia podophylla Informal/cottage and woodland gardens in moist situations 20 cm high x 45cm wide golden yellow flowers late spring early summer partial shade

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