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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
avens 'Blazing Sunset'
Geum are rhizomatous perennials, occasionally spreading by stolons, with a basal rosette of pinnately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped flowers in loose clusters
'Blazing Sunset' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial, to 60cm, with basal rosettes of lobed leaves. The double red flowers, up to 6cm across, are produced from late spring to late 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, Well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Divide every three years or so to maintain vigour and flowering
Propagate by division in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Deadhead to promote more blooms, and cut back old stems after flowering
Pests May be damaged by geum sawfly
Generally disease free
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