Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'
Geum 'Mrs. J. Bradshaw'
Also known as
Avens 'Mrs Bradshaw'
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3 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' Overview
Geum 'Mrs J Bradshaw' is a herbaceous perennial with hairy, dark-green, basal leaves. In summer it bears purple stems with semi-double, orange-red flowers which measure approximately 4.5cm across. This cultivar has a clump-forming habit, typically growing to around 60cm high. Fully hardy, it does best in full sun and moist, well-draining soil.
Common problems with Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'
Can also be attacked by sawflies.
How to harvest Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'
Divide clumps in the spring or autumn.
Special features of Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw'
This low maintenance perennial is ideal for beds & borders of informal cottage styles but equally in formal displays and containers.