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asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd March, 2020

Should you cut back Geums after flowering?

Pruning Geum
Regular deadheading of spent flower stems will encourage most varieties to produce a second flush. Cut back old and damaged leaves in the autumn.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, what to do with Geums after flowering?

Answer: Geums are wonderful, cheerful additions to the garden that really work hard for much of the summer. Just deadhead individual flowers, since there are usually flowers out next to buds just below the faded flowers. So keep those lovely long stems with plenty of buds still to come.

Similarly, how do you care for Geum plants? Growing requirements for Geum Plants They should be grown in an area that receives at least 6 hours of full sun each day, but some shade in the heat of the day. Set plants 12"-18" apart in fertile, well drained soil. Water thoroughly but allow soil to dry slightly between waterings.

People also ask, how do you keep Geums blooming?

Geums like a fertile soil enriched with well-rotted organic matter which won't dry out too much in summer. A position in either full sun or light shade suits them. Place them towards the front of the border since you can see through their flower stems to plants behind.

Do Geums repeat flower?

It flowers in late spring and early summer repeating in August and September.

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