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Geum ‘Prinses Juliana’ (Avens)

Prinses Juliana' Avens

Geum 'Prinses Juliana', 'Prinses Juliana' Avens, Orange Geum, Orange Avens, Orange Flowers

Welcomed in almost any garden or floral arrangement, Geum ‘Prinses Juliana’ is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with masses of extremely showy, semi-double, fiery orange flowers appearing in late spring to early summer. Very striking in the garden when in bloom, they last for weeks and bring strong color to the early summer border. They give way to attractive, fluffy seed heads. Borne on sparsely leafed stems, they rise well above the handsome foliage of lobed basal leaves. ‘Prinses Juliana’ was introduced by Alan Bloom in 1940 and is one of many perennials and grasses introduced by Blooms of Bressingham.

  • Forms a spreading mound of evergreen, coarsely textured, dark green leaves, up to 20-24 in. high (50-60 cm) and nearly as wide.
  • Enjoys full sun to part shade in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Moist, fertile soils are preferred. Needs afternoon shade in hot, humid climates.
  • Excellent in perennial borders, butterfly gardens, rock gardens or cottage gardens. Well suited to containers too! Very useful and adaptable in the garden, it is easy to grow.
  • Deer and rabbit resistant, it is a real magnet for butterflies, hummingbirds and bees!
  • No serious pest or disease problems. May occasionally be attacked by sawfly larvae
  • Remove spent flower stems to promote further blooms and cut back after flowering is over.
  • Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame in winter or propagate by division in spring or fall

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Geum
Common names Avens, Geum
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 20" - 24"
(50cm - 60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Geum
Common names Avens, Geum
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 20" - 24"
(50cm - 60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden
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