Geum, Avens 'Flames of Passion'

Geum

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geum (JEE-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Flames of Passion
Additional cultivar information:(PP13730)
Hybridized by Oudolf
Registered or introduced: 2002

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Winnetka, Illinois

Trafford, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Nashville, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 14, 2016, jankasony from Trafford, PA wrote:

First year - small and nondescript but the second year...WOW! More than 30 flowers blooming simultaneously with robust foliage.

Positive

On May 21, 2011, northgrass from West Chazy, NY (Zone 4b) wrote:

I just bought this plant from the Garden Center. Flowers are a soft pinkish red.
Hope it does well in our climate zone 5a.
One year later: It had even more blooms this Spring, overall, a very attractive plant. I find it more desirable than "Bradshaw"

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