General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Evergreen
Other: Coarse and fuzzy
Flowers: Showy
Other: Heavy bloomer!
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Apricot to tangerine-orange
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadhead faded flower stems to ensure more flowering throughout the season
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Sterile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: In spring or fall every 3 to 4 years.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP22041
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2013 Great Plant Picks award winner
Parentage: Geum triflorum x Geum Mrs. Bradshaw

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Common names
  • Avens
  • Geum
Also sold as:
  • Tim’s Tangerine

Comments:
  • Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on May 25, 2012 5:48 PM concerning plant:
    Patent #: 22041
    Breeder Tim Crowther: I crossed Geum coccineum with G. rivale to reinforce the compactness. Then I crossed the best resulting seedlings with G. chiloensis expecting colour breaks - but most of the resulting offspring were dull with rather a lot of plants having small petals like those of G. rivale.

    Valleylynn: From those seedlings came G. 'Totally Tangerine'. As you can see from the photos it is an amazing Geum.
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