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
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.
- Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps every year in early spring or late autumn.
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Q:How tall do these grow?Asked on 22/4/2016 by HB from Lincolnshire
These have an eventual height of around 60cm.Answered on 25/4/2016 by Helen from crocus
I planted 4 of these at the front of a sunny border 3 years ago. They bloomed at the start of their first season. I deadheaded them but there were no more blooms that season. They have not bloomed at all last summer or this. Can you advise what is going wrong?
LouiseAsked on 31/8/2015 by Loulouliz from Harpenden
The most likely problem is not enough sun, as while these will grow happily in partial shade, they flower best in a sunnier spot.Answered on 1/9/2015 by Helen from crocus
Q:could you tell me what to do when the flowers have died? I dead head them but do I need to cut the stems back to get further growth and if so how much do I cut down? thanksAsked on 15/7/2015 by gooders from mortlake
These have their main flush of flowers early in the season, but if they are dead-headed regularly (cutting back to a lateral flower spike), then they will often flower less profusely through the summer. Once all the flowers have faded on the stem, then this can be cut back to the foliage.Answered on 21/7/2015 by Helen from crocus
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