Clump forming, easy to grow and fully hardy perennial, forming dense and weed-smothering mounds of finely cut foliage. Produces numerous violet to blue flowers with white centres from mid to late summer, which are not only very colourful in the garden are also appreciated by pollen and nectar seeking insects such as bees and butterflies.
Hardy, clump-forming perennial, suitable for both sunny or lightly shaded spots; loose habit, deeply dissected foliage and large open, pale blue flowers from early to mid-summer. Forms excellent weed-smothering ground cover. Fully hardy. H: about 50cm
A lovely new introduction, a scrambling wallichiana type plant with stems to 60cm studded with pink flushed violet flowers that come and come again all Summer long. Semi-shade in most conditions but not very dry shade.
Clump forming hardy perennial with attractive dissected leaves. Light-purple cup shaped flowers throughout the summer. Cut back after flowering to encourage later flowering. Happy in sun or partial shade and prefers well drained soil that don't get bone dry. .H:40cm. Sun or partial shade. Well drained soil.
Clump forming perennial forming mounds of green lobed leaves and bearing light lavender pink flowers with a light centre in late spring-mid summer. Prefers freely draining but moist soil. Thrives in semi-shade or sunny positions, and enjoys soils that do not get too dry in summer. Fully hardy. H:50cm.
Erect, clump-forming herbaceous perennial spreading to perhaps 45cm with about 60 cm height. White saucer-shaped flowers in early summer. Best in reasonably moist soils in sun or semi-shade. Full hardy.
Classic 'cottage garden' stalwart, forming neat mounds of weed-smothering foliage, and producing clouds of charming soft pink flowers in summer. Very robust and easy to grow, especially enjoying a little shade and drier soils but otherwise very undemanding. Fully hardy. H: 30cm
Hardy perennial, probably doing best in partial shade. Violet-blue flowers with white centres in early summer, characteristically deeply cut, mid-green leaves. Cut back a little after flowering .H+S: 60cm
Compact evergreen perennial spreading slowly by runners. Pink tinged white flowers in summer. H: 30cm. Hardy. Sun or partial shade, well drained soil. Very robust and easy to grow, making effective ground cover in even quite poor conditions.
Extremely versatile, robust plant, ideal for forming dense, weed-suppressing ground cover. Compact neats mounds of aromatic mid-green foliage, and masses of soft mauve to pink flowers with pink anthers - very popular with bees. Foliage is nicely coloured in the autumn and in sheltered positions may be evergreen. Tolerates pretty much all soils in full sun to quite deep shade. Fully hardy. H: about 40cm
Fully hardy, semi-evergreen and clump forming perennial, bearing very pretty semi-double, pale apricot flowers with a pink flush and a crown of yellow stamens from late spring and into early summer. Plant in full sun or light shade in soils that do not get excessively dry. Height will be about 60cm
Geum 'Dark and Stormy' produces literally dozens of semi double orange to red flowers once established, producing an eye-catching bi-colour effect from late spring to early summer. Best in rich and fertile soils that remain reasonably moist, Fully hardy and clump-forming, this is a robust and colourful addition to any garden. Height: about 45cm
Fully hardy and very floriferous perennial, ideal for a sunny or lightly shaded positions. Prfers soemwhat moister soils over drier. Produces soft yellow flowers over a long period from later spring into summer.from compact mounds of foliage. Very easy and trouble free. H: about 30cm
Red-tinted stems hold the fully double salmon-pink-flushed apricot flowers well above the foliage; extended flowering season throughout summer, especially on richer and reliably moist soils. Will make substantial plants in 2-3 years, split clumps in spring thereafter. Fully hardy. H: 60cm
Recent introduction and considered a major improvement. A fully hardy clump forming perennial, tall and very freely flowering. Flowers, from late April to October, are a lovely soft tangerine orange. Grows in most soils in a sunny position. Tall for a Geum, height up to 1m or even more.
Herbaceous perennial forming low clumps for a sunny or part shady border - moister soils preferred. Delightful bright orange single flowers from late spring and throughout the summer. Fully hardy. H: 10-20cm