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botanical name:
Geum coccineum
Geum coccineum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Avens
synonyms:  Geum x borisii, Geum 'Borisii'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
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, irregularly-lobed pinnate leaves very large terminal leaflets. Brick-red flowers with conspicuous yellow stamens, on long, branching, wiry stems during the summer. Fluffy seed heads follow.

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

By division in autumn or spring.

other notes:
From the Balkans.

The appears to be much confusion over naming, but Geum x borisii' may be a synonym for this species, but Geum 'Borisii' now seems to be regarded as a cutivar of it.

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