Geum 'Prinses Juliana'
avens syn. Princess Juliana
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, moist but well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast
- Flowering period: June to September
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps every year in early spring or late autumn.
A stunning variety of avens with fiery orange flowers from June to September, held on wiry stems above pretty hummocks of puckered, foliage. This easy-to-grow geum looks at its best among other 'hot' coloured flowers towards the front of well-drained border in sun or partial shade.
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should I dead head this plant or let it die off? Which will get the most flowers? I seem to have a lot of stems with nothing at the end after the first season. lovely show when they were outAsked on 20/8/2013 by buzz from brighton
These plant tend to flower prolifically in early summer and then intermittently - often into autumn if they are deadheaded regularly. The key is to remove each faded flowerhead to the base of the stalk where it branches off the main spike. When all the flowers on the spike have finished flowering, remove the whole stem back to the base.Answered on 21/8/2013 by Helen from Crocus
Q:2006 Planting Chelsea Flower Show enquiry
Hi, I see you have plants available for the current show, but do you have a plant list for the 2006 award winner (Daily Telegraph,Tom Stuart Smith) available as I am interested in buying some of these plants? Thank you for your time, KellyAsked on 5/4/2010 by kelly mackenzie
A:Hello Kelly, He did use a lot of plants in his garden - here is a list which includes most. Allium Purple Sensation Anthriscus Ravens Wing Aquilegia Ruby Port Astrantia Claret Carex testacea Cirsium rivulare atropurpureum Dahlia Dark Desire Euphorbia Fireglow Geranium Lily Lovell Geranium phaeum Samobor Geranium Phillipe Valpelle Geranium psilostemmon Geum Princess Juliana Gillenia trifoliata Hakonechloa macra Iris Dusky Challenger Iris Dutch Chocolate Iris Sultan's Palace Iris Superstition Iris Supreme Sultan Knautia macedonica Lavandula angustifolia Nepeta subsessilis Washfield Nepeta Walkers low Purple fennel - Giant Bronze Rodgersia pinnata Superba Rodgersia podophylla Salvia Mainacht Sedum matrona Stachys byzantina Stipa arundinacea (syn.Anemanthele lessoniana) Stipa gigantea Tulip Abu Hassan Tulip Ballerina Tulip Queen of Night Verbascum Helen Johnston I hope this helps. Helen Plant DoctorAnswered on 6/4/2010 by Crocus Helpdesk
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 takenRead full article