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Geum 'Borisii'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geum (JEE-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Borisii

Synonym:Geum x borisii
Synonym:Geum coccineum

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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive absinthe27 On May 29, 2014, absinthe27 from Albertville, MN (Zone 4b) wrote:

This comes back reliably for me in Zone 4, even with the extreme winters we have had the last two years. Very pretty deep orange color and nice clumping foliage.

Positive Kruch72 On Nov 2, 2004, Kruch72 from Elgin, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Plant blooms in spring than reblooms thru out summer almost till fall. Best variety of Geum we grown. Nice foilage and nice flowers.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Richmond, California
Albertville, Minnesota
Raleigh, North Carolina
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Malvern, Pennsylvania
Vancouver, Washington

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