Geum for the South - Knowledgebase Question

Bellaire, TX
Question by clairej0
February 21, 1999
Will Geum do well in Houston? The raised beds get morning sun and filtered afternoon sun.


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Answer from NGA
February 21, 1999

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I don't think Geum will do well for your hot, humid climate in southeast Texas. It prefers to be in hardiness zones 5-7. It insists on well drained soil and prefers a partial shade exposure.

If you decide to try it, the exposure you mentioned should be alright. Just make sure and give it a raised bed with lots of compost and keep it moist but not soggy.

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