Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Geum 'Mrs. J. Bradshaw'

Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw'

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A close up of a red Geum chiloense 'Mrs J Bradshaw' flower
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Geum 'Mrs J Bradshaw' is a herbaceous perennial with hairy, dark-green, basal leaves. In summer it bears purple stems with semi-double, orange-red flowers which measure approximately 4.5cm across. This cultivar has a clump-forming habit, typically growing to around 60cm high. Fully hardy, it does best in full sun and moist, well-draining soil.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division

Divide clumps in the spring or autumn.

Special features

Attracts useful insects

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This low maintenance perennial is ideal for beds & borders of informal cottage styles but equally in formal displays and containers.

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Flower colour

Red, Orange

Scent

None

Problems

Can also be attacked by sawflies.

Related Problems

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