Geum 'Red Wings'

Geum coccineum 'Red Wings'

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A close up of an orange Geum coccineum 'Red Wings' flower
profile iconRosaceae - Geum coccineum
by Hectonichus (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Geum coccineum 'Red Wings' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial cultivar with a compact habit and pinnate, hairy, mid-green basal leaves. In late spring into summer it produces slender stems bearing semi-double, scarlet flowers.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This low maintenance plant is ideal for rock and gravel gardens as well as in informal borders of cottage style gardens.

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Flower colour

Red

Scent

None

Problems

Can suffer from aphids, red spider mite & sawflies.
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