Geum chiloense

Geum

R60.00

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These Geum varieties have semi-double flowers and are a great addition to the front of your garden. Geum will flower continuously over the summer season if spent flowers are removed.

 

30 seeds per packet

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Flower type:Focal
Life cycle:Perennial
Climate:Prefers a relatively cool growing environment and can withstand frost.
Sowing guide:Sow in trays in March to April / September and transplant after 6-8 weeks.
Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
Germination guide:Seeds germinate erratically over 21-28 days at 18-21 C. Light required - cover lightly with vermiculite and keep moist, but not overly wet, until seeds have germinated.
Good Bee Food:No
Flowering time:December to March
Pinch:Not necessary
Position:Full Sun
Final height:60-75 cm

Growing Tips:

Plant in well-drained soil. Prune back flower stalks after flowering to rejuvenate the foliage. Divide plants every 3 years.


Harvesting Tips:

Cut when a couple of the flowers on the spray are open.

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