Geum 'Lemon Drops'

Geum 'Lemon Drops'

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This upright, herbaceous perennial has mid-green leaves and produces slender, brown stems which in late spring carry long-stalked lemon-yellow flowers with brown-green sepals through to midsummer.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Division

Can be divided in Spring or Autumn.

Special features

Wet sites

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 perennial loves moisture and tolerates a certain amount of shade making it a useful plant for under planting shrubs or roses.

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Flower colour

Yellow, Red

Scent

Mild

Problems

Can suffer from leaf miners and sawflies and occasionally suffers from powdery mildews.
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