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Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Geum 'Mrs. J. Bradshaw'

Also known as

Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' Overview

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.

Common problems with Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Can also be attacked by sawflies.

How to harvest Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Division

Divide clumps in the spring or autumn.

Special features of Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Attracts useful insects

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'

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