Botanical Name - Geum coccineum ‘Can Can’ - NEW
Common Name - Geum or Avens
Description – An attractive compact clumping forming perennial which bears tall slender stems of attractive double flowers throughout spring and summer. Medium water requirements once established
Flower Time – Flowering frilly petticoat-like petals in a warm soft yellow, all suffused with peach during spring & summer
Size - Grows to 40cm tall x 40cm wide.
Use – Suitable for the garden or containers, Geum are very hardy as a flowering border plant. The deep green larger leaves are a great back drop with the taller flower stems above. A suitable ground cover which will suppress weeds.
Position - Full sun to part shade
Maintenance – Trouble free plant. Geum prefers a well-drained soil. Some moisture is required. Remove spent flower spikes to encourage repeat flowering. Rabbit resistant.
At a Glance
- Bee attracting
- Long flowering
- Full sun to part shade
- Perfect for borders