Plant Base Online (beta)

botanical name:
Geum 'Borisii'
Geum 'Borisii' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Avens
synonyms:  Geum coccineum 'Borisii', Geum coccineum 'Werner Arends'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
Slowly spreading clumps of rich green, hairy, rounded, lobed leaves with large terminal leaflets. Vivid orange-red flowers with conspicuous yellow stamens during the summer.

Fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Does not like waterlogged soil during the winter.

By division in autumn or spring.

other notes:
The appears to be much confusion over naming, but Geum 'Borisii' now seems to be regarded as a cutivar, not a synonm, of Geum coccineum.
Deeproot tree logo

You can also install Plant Base on your computer:

  • self contained application
  • more features
  • update and add records
  • larger and higher quality pictures
  • fast and efficient
  • always available, no connection needed
  • Windows, Mac and Android

details ...