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Geum ‘Cosmopolitan’


Geum

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.235.170


Also known as Avens, this offers a soft romantic look to the early summer border. Plants form a low clump of coarse green leaves, with branching stems held above bearing medium-sized rounded flowers. This selection has semi-double flowers that look like miniature roses. Creamy petals are flushed and edged in rosy-pink. Remove faded flowers regularly to encourage more buds. Plants may be pruned back hard after blooming, to rejuvenate the foliage. Clumps should be divided every 3 to 4 years in spring or fall. Semi-evergreen. Part of the COCKTAILS™ series. Bred by Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Perennial Gardens. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Geum ‘Cosmopolitan’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Light Pink
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Spread
   35-45 cm
   14-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Fast












Geum ‘Cosmopolitan’


Geum

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.235.170


Also known as Avens, this offers a soft romantic look to the early summer border. Plants form a low clump of coarse green leaves, with branching stems held above bearing medium-sized rounded flowers. This selection has semi-double flowers that look like miniature roses. Creamy petals are flushed and edged in rosy-pink. Remove faded flowers regularly to encourage more buds. Plants may be pruned back hard after blooming, to rejuvenate the foliage. Clumps should be divided every 3 to 4 years in spring or fall. Semi-evergreen. Part of the COCKTAILS™ series. Bred by Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Perennial Gardens. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Geum ‘Cosmopolitan’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Light Pink
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Spread
   35-45 cm
   14-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Fast