Mýrastigi

Geum chiloense 'Mrs Bradshaw'

syn. Geum quellyon

Avens

Rosaceae

Height

40 cm

Flower colour

red

Flowering time

late July - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

fertile, well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

tender

Plant range

the species is native to Chile

Geum is a genus in the rose family, Rosaceae, closely related to Potentilla, but unlike them the avens flower for a long time. They grow wild in Europe, Asia, America, Africa and New Zealand. Most prefer full sun, but don't have any special soil requirements.

Propagation:


Division in spring.

Tender. Needs ample sun and well drained, fertile soil.

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