- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 14 - 20 Inches
- Mature Spread 14 - 20 Inches
- Growing Zones 5 - 9
Yellow Tempo™ Geum, Geum Yellow Tempo™, or Yellow Tempo™ Avens is a dependable, long-blooming perennial with 1-inch, roselike, semi-double, lemon-yellow blooms that burst forth from pink buds, beginning in spring and lasting until late summer. Perched atop wiry dark-purple stems that grow to a height of 14 to 20 inches, the luscious flowers of this striking Geum will keep your cottage garden sunny for the entire season. The Yellow Tempo™ is semi-evergreen, and the leaves are divided into many wispy leaflets, forming an elegant, green mound at the base of the plant that has a spread from 14 to 24 inches.
Yellow Tempo™ Geum, bred by Terra Nova Nurseries, has a vigorous, mounding growth habit and has flirty, ruffled blooms and strawberry-like foliage. Native to Asia, New Zealand, and Africa, the Yellow Tempo™ Geum attracts multitudes of butterflies and pollinators, and is deer and rabbit resistant. Geum is excellent as a cut flower and adds a sprig of sunshine yellow to any bouquet or arrangement.
Yellow Tempo™ Geum Care
Yellow Tempo™ Geum should be planted in full to partial sun or dappled shade. In warmer climates, some shade may be necessary to preserve your Geum. Yellow Tempo™ prefers moist, loamy soil that is well-drained. Soil that is too wet can be fatal to the plant. Geum should receive regular watering.
Deadhead the spent flowers of your Yellow Tempo™ regularly to encourage long-term reblooming.
Yellow Tempo™ Geum Spacing
Yellow Tempo™ Geum looks excellent when planted en masse. It works well along borders and can be grown in containers as a thriller or a filler. Geum should be planted at least 18 inches apart from center to center. They are perfect for creating attractive cottage ground covers and can be planted as annuals if preferred. Plant alongside bellflower, daisies, heuchera, and hydrangeas for a colorful, spring-flowering garden.
Yellow Tempo™ Geum Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9
|Plant Type: Perennials
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 14 - 20 Inches
|Mature Spread: 14 - 24 Inches
|Spacing: 14 - 24 Inches
|Flower Color(s): Yellow
|Flower Description: Sunshine Yellow
|Foliage Type: Deciduous
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Edging, Wildlife Gardens
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer
|Common Name: Yellow Tempo™ Geum
|Scientific Name: GEUM TEMPO `YELLOW`
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.