The Avens 'Borisii' makes a wonderful border plant and will thrive in the garden. Prepare a wide hole and loosen the soil with a fork. Improve poor soil by adding a mix of compost and cow manure granules. Plant geum 'Borisii' at the correct depth - the top of the root ball should come to just below ground level. Then fill the hole with soil, heel well in and water immediately. The Avens grows and thrives well in full sun and is also suitable for planting in pots and planters on the patio or decking.
Geum 'Borisii' in pot - PlantGeum coccineum 'Borisii'
These plants grow stronger each year.
This new variety is a particularly attractive and versatile border plant. This cute Avens 'Borisii' (Geum coccineum) is easy to grow and will delight you throughout the summer with its brilliant coloured orange flowers. Regularly deadheading will extend the flowering well into September. The foliage remains on the plant for a long time so it is almost an evergreen. The geum coccineum 'Borisii' prefers a sunny spot that is not too wet in the winter. This sturdy grower is suitable for the garden, and planters on the patio.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreGeum 'Borisii' is a hardy perennial requiring little or no maintenance. Water regularly to keep the soil (and the roots) moist. Regular deadheading will stimulate and prolong flowering - you will see new buds appear continually.
The plant will die back completely in severe winters but will soon shoot up again in the spring. In spring cut back any old leaves (although not strictly necessary) and you will soon see new shoots appear.
Show moreA new asset to our collection, Geum is a favourite for the border with its delicate little flowers! A vigorous plant which is particularly noticeable for the beautiful colour of the flowers with striking and very pretty, bright orange petals. The flowers borne on tall sturdy stems tower above the foliage.
Geum is classified under Rosaceae (rose).
- Extra information
Latin name Geum coccineum 'Borisii' Delivery type Supplied as container plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Orange Light preference full sun , partial sun Scented not scented Flowers for cutting no Flowering period May - September Growing height 20 - 40 cm Planting distance 20 - 30 cm