I discovered this flower only a few years ago and now cannot imagine living without it. In early spring it pops out like orange polka-dots all over my zone 5 sunny perennial border. The foliage is wide and round giving much needed coarse texture to the garden. The flowers balance above about 12-18". There are many different cultivars, so I may be creating my own sweet little geum collection soon. Be warned that it does not transplant well. My greedy side wanted more, so I attempted to divide and move them around, but only lost some in the process. I guess that is a a good reason to go plant binging shopping again.
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