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Geum coccineum

Rosaceae
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GEUM

Double, semidouble, or single roselike flowers in bright orange, yellow, or red over a long season (spring to late summer) if dead blooms are removed. Handsome foliage, with leaves divided into many leaflets; evergreen except in the coldest winters. Good in borders and for cut flowers. Ordinary garden soil; need good drainage. Grow from seed sown in early spring, or divide plants in autumn or early spring.

Geum coccineum

From the Balkans and Asia Minor. Grows to 12–20 in. tall and wide, with coarsely divided foliage and brick red, 1 1/2-in. flowers.

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