Sowing Guide

How to Sow Mrs Bradshaw Geum Seeds

30 Mrs Bradshaw Cottage Garden Seeds UK Native Scarlet Geum Perennial Pot Flower

How to Sow Mrs Bradshaw Geum Seeds

Geum ‘Mrs. Bradshaw’ is a vibrant and eye-catching perennial plant that produces stunning scarlet-red flowers. With its distinctive appearance, it adds a touch of elegance to any garden

How to Grow Mrs Bradshaw Geum from Seed

  • Soil Preparation Advice: For optimal growth, Geum ‘Mrs. Bradshaw’ thrives in well-drained, loamy soil. Prepare the soil by ensuring good drainage and adding organic matter like compost to enrich it
  • Seed Sowing Advice: Plant Geum ‘Mrs. Bradshaw’ seeds at a depth of approximately 1/4 inch (0.6 cm). Gently pat down the soil over the seeds to ensure good seed-to-soil contact
  • Seed Spacing: Space the seeds at least 12 inches (30 cm) apart to allow adequate room for the plants to mature and spread
  • Germination: The optimal germination temperature for Geum ‘Mrs. Bradshaw’ is around 70°F (21°C). For quicker and more consistent germination, consider using a seed tray with a lid to maintain a steady humidity level

How to Care for Mrs Bradshaw Geum Seeds

  • Maintenance: Geum ‘Mrs. Bradshaw’ requires regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming throughout the season
  • Maturity: At full maturity, Geum ‘Mrs. Bradshaw’ will reach a height of approximately 18 inches (45 cm) and display its fiery red blossoms in all their glory
  • Common Pests or Diseases: While Geum ‘Mrs. Bradshaw’ is generally hardy, watch out for common pests like aphids and slugs. You can control these pests with natural remedies or suitable pesticides. Ensure good air circulation to prevent fungal diseases

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