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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
dwarf orange avens
Geum are rhizomatous perennials, occasionally spreading by stolons, with a basal rosette of pinnately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped flowers in loose clusters
G. coccineum is a clump-forming perennial, to 45cm tall and wide, with leaves up to 20cm long and divided into 5 or 7 toothed or lobed leaflets. Scarlet, saucer-shaped flowers, up to 4cm across, are borne on upright stems in groups of two or four from late spring into summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Protect from excessive winter wet or waterlogging
Propagate by division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Deadhead to prolong flowering; remove spent flower stems
Pests Damage from geum sawfly may be seen
May be affected by powdery mildews
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