Geum Scarlet Tempest
Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’
Avens ‘Scarlet Tempest’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Scarlet Tempest’ _ ‘Scarlet Tempest’ is a mound-forming, evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial with pinnate, toothed, hairy, mid- to dark green basal leaves and slender stems bearing orange-flushed, red flowers from late spring into autumn.
Cushion or Mound Forming
Red, Flushed orange in Spring; Flushed orange, Red in Summer; Flushed orange, Red in Autumn
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Sawflies
Cut back old stems after flowering.
Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ (Avens ‘Scarlet Tempest’) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock
Best in fertile, moist but well-drained or well-drained soil in sun. Flowers are sterile so bloom time is extended. Tolerates partial shade. Avoid waterlogged soil in winter. Dies back in cold climates, may be evergreen or semi-evergreen in warm areas.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West