This geum or avens was discovered in garden in York (Great Britain) and is a new variety introduced by Terra Nova Nursery (Oregon - USA).
And what a discovery it is!
Semi-double, flamboyant orange-red flowers from June to September.
Geum 'Fireball' is undisputedly a great improvements on former varieties of avens. You can grow it to edge a perennial border or in a patio pot, but we prefer to plant it in mass for a strong chromatic effect.
The avens are easy to grow (in the sun in ordinary soil) and as far as we know are disease-free.
Geum 'Fireball's flowers are sterile, but the plant can be divided every other year in the spring.
Height: 50 cm.
Accompanying plants: Veronica, Salvia nemorosa, Papaver, Delphinium
- 12 cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 30 to 50cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm
- Flower colour: orange
- Flowering period: summer flowers
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