Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’ is also known as Geum ‘Borisii’, Geum coccineum, Borisii Avens or Dwarf Orange Avens, or Red Avens. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. It is native to Western Asia, and Southeastern Europe. Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’ is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial.
It grows to about 30cm or 12in. Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’ flowers from late spring to late summer or autumn. Deadhead flowers for longer flowering season. The flowers are orange and cup-shaped, with yellow stamens. It has irregularly lobed green leaves.
How to grow Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’:
Grow Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’ in the sun or partial shade. Plant in average to fertile and moist soil but well-drained. It does well in a humid climate. It is deer and rabbit resistant and it attracts butterflies, birds, and bees. Geum coccineum ‘Borisii’ grows by rhizomes and can be propagated by side shoots or by seed. Generally disease-free and trouble-free but watch out for vine weevil.