Geum  'Mango' | Perennial Bareroot Plant
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Geum 'Mango' | Perennial Bareroot Plant

A newer variety of Geum with rosebud-like buds opening into exquisite double mango/apricot petals with yellow centres. 

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Dispatched From: 04/03/2019  

Dispatched From: 04/03/2019

450049 Price:  £4.99

A newer variety of Geum with rosebud-like buds opening into exquisite double mango/apricot petals with yellow centres. The wiry stems are dark and contrast well with the bright green leaves. In flower from May and often into July, Geum ‘Mango’ is a tall (40cm) herbaceous perennial that likes to be in a sunny/partial shaded spot and will grow happily in most soil types.

Geums have made a popular comeback in recent years as the range of colours and varieties has improved and they are worthy of a place in every garden as their flowering period is so long. Ideal planted in gravel gardens and prairie planting schemes. Attractive to bees and butterflies.

Plant in a moist but well-drained soil in a part sunny/part shady spot. Geums form a mound of leaf growth with the stems coming from the rosette base. Cut back faded flowers to encourage new growth.

Geums die back in the autumn and emerge again in the spring.

For more information on bare roots please click here.

Please note the second picture is a 'general' bare root picture and all varieties will look different when they arrive. You will receive full planting instructions with delivery. 

Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  1 Bare Root
Habit:  Upright
Eventual Height:  40cm (16")
Position:  Partial shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Apricot/Yellow
Plant Type:  Hardy Perennial
Flowering Period:  May - June

Bare root perennials will benefit from a soak in a bucket of cold water for an hour before planting, to ensure that the roots are fully hydrated.

Dig a large enough hole to plant the whole root, without damaging it, and incorporate fresh compost with the soil to aid drainage.

Plant not too deeply but making sure the roots are covered with compost/soil mixture.  The crowns (the tops of the plants) should be just 2/3cms below soil level.  If you can see a tiny amount of shoot or greenery make sure this is just above ground level.  Firm gently in ensuring there are no air pockets under or around the roots and water the area well.  This should be all the moisture they need until you can see the plants are actively growing. Once your plants are around 15-20cms in height you can give them a general-purpose feed.

Place a cane or label in the ground next to your bare root perennial just before you cover the roots over so that you know where and what you have planted.

*Do not plant bare perennials if the ground is waterlogged or frozen. If you need to plant when a very cold spell of weather is forecast, cover the area with cardboard or plastic sheeting to keep the worst of the cold out.

Alternatively, a very successful way to start off your bare root perennials is to plant up each bare root plant into a pot using fresh compost. Ensure that the pot is large enough for the roots to spread evenly in the pot. Sprinkle the roots with a mycorrhizal powder.  Plant not too deeply but making sure the roots are covered with compost. The crowns (the tops of the plants) should be 2/3cms below soil level. Water in well and place a label into each pot. Leave until early/mid-spring or once the weather is more clement, when they can be planted in their final flowering positions in the garden border.

The plants can be cut back in late autumn once they have flowered or you can keep the seedheads on as they look very pretty. 

Brookside Nursery Top Tip - Remember to water your bare root plants from spring throughout their first growing season to help establish healthy strong plants.

Our bare root perennials are available for dispatch during the month of March. If you have also ordered plants for dispatch in March, we will send your bareroots during the same week. Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 24, larger orders via Parcelforce.

If you have ordered bareroot plants only, we will dispatch your order during week commencing 4th March 2019 or if you order after this date we will dispatch within 3-4 days of ordering - these are sent via Royal Mail 48 or Parcelforce 48.

For more advice and information about bare root plants, please click on the advice tab above.

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