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Herbaceous Perennial

Geum 'Blazing Sunset' (d)

avens 'Blazing Sunset'

'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

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Red Green
Summer Red Green
Autumn Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

West–facing or South–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Rosaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Clump forming
Genus

Geum are rhizomatous perennials, occasionally spreading by stolons, with a basal rosette of pinnately lobed leaves and saucer-shaped flowers in loose clusters

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Divide every three years or so to maintain vigour and flowering

Propagation

Propagate by division in spring or autumn

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Gravel garden
  • Patio and container plants
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

Deadhead to promote more blooms, and cut back old stems after flowering

Pests

May be damaged by geum sawfly

Diseases

Generally disease free

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