Scientific Name: Geum coccineum Form: Vase
Common Name:dwarf orange geum, avens Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: South America, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Odd-pinnate, Spatulate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, Orange, Jun- May
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Green, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist
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Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly compound with largest leaflet at tip; flowers petals large and usually orange (semi-doubled in some cvs.), many pistils forming achenes.