Geum 'Mrs J. Bradshaw'
Frilly bright-red flowers in abundance in midsummer - divide and conquer regularly to keep this scarlet woman happy
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, well drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast
- Flowering period: June to August
- Hardiness: fully hardy
A popular variety, with a long flowering season and semi-double, vivid scarlet flowers that appear from June to August among rosettes of puckered, scalloped fresh green leaves. This easy-to-grow geum looks best among other 'hot' coloured flowers towards the front of a sunny border.
- Garden care: To prolong flowering, deadhead regularly. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring or late autumn.
Many flowering plants can be encouraged to produce better and longer-lasting displays with the minimum of effort. A plant produces flowers in order to reproduce and ensure the survival of the species. Once a plant has flowered and fertilisation has...Read full article