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Geum coccineum

Rosaceae
Perennials

GEUM

Double, semidouble, or single roselike flowers in bright orange, yellow, or red over long season (spring to late summer) if dead blooms are removed. Handsome foliage, with leaves divided into many leaflets; evergreen except in 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, Asia Minor. Grows 12 to 20 in. tall and wide, with coarsely divided foliage and brick red, 1 1/2-in. flowers.

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