Geum, Avens 'Totally Tangerine'

Geum

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Geum (JEE-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Totally Tangerine
Additional cultivar information:(PP22041)
Hybridized by Crowther
Registered or introduced: 2010
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Category:

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

Deciduous

Herbaceous

Succulent

This plant is resistant to deer

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

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)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Orange

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

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 the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

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

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Long Beach, California

Richmond, California

Roslindale, Massachusetts

Topsfield, Massachusetts

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Ogden, Utah

East Port Orchard, Washington

Parkwood, Washington

Port Orchard, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 13, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Very beautiful self-cleaning soft orange flowers on sparsely leafed scapes that are taller than those of most geums. The low basal foliage forms a neat dense clump.

A good front-of-the-border plant, as the wiry scapes can be seen through. I found that in partial shade the scapes needed a little support. The basal foliage is attractive all season if moisture is consistent---this isn't the most drought-tolerant of perennials. Like many geums, this plant can be short-lived without frequent division.

However, according to all the catalogs, this cultivar can bloom all summer, as it is sterile. In its second year, it bloomed here in June for about three weeks. Perhaps if I cut off the old scapes quickly it will rebloom---I'll try that next year. Or perhaps it needs ... read more

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On Oct 25, 2010, kacton from Hasbrouck Heights, NJ wrote:

I planted three of these in early spring and while they have doubled in size - they never bloomed at all which was disappointing. I'm hoping they bloom next year. They get morning and then late afternoon sun. If they don't bloom, I will move them to a sunnier place.

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