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Geum - The National Collection

at Brickwall Cottage Garden and Nursery
Frittenden, Kent

Following the Geum Trial at Harlow Carr the RHS has now ratified AGMs (Awards of Garden Merit) for the geums listed below:

Bell Bank, Cotton Candy, Hilltop Beacon, Princess Juliana, Totally Tangerine, Tales of Hex, Lisanne, Golden Joy, Pink Petticoats, Scarlet Tempest, Custard Tart and Smokey Peach.

The AGM for Mrs. J. Bradshaw has been confirmed .

Lady Stratheden and Fire Opal had their AGMs rescinded.

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The garden and nursery will be open in 2024
in aid of the NGS on
Sunday 5th and Monday 6th May 2 - 5 pm.
and for groups, 'by arrangement’ from 15th April
to 2nd June. Any number of people are welcome.


Scarlet Tempest
Geum 'Dawn' is a Brickwall selection, vigorous and long flowering.
Geum chiloense cultivars growing on a raised bed in sun amongst a sea of
Geum ‘Scarlet Tempest’ in a Spring border.


Situated in the centre of this small unspoilt village in the heart of the Kentish Weald, and tucked away down a footpath opposite the Village School, is this little cottage-style garden. It is intensively planted with a mix of trees, shrubs, hardy perennials and approximately 120 different geums.

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Sunday Telegraph
Period Homes

The garden also appeared in the April 2012 issue of 'Gardens Illustrated', the May 2012 issue of 'The Garden' and was on the cover of the 2012 National Garden Scheme's "Yellow Book".

Yellow Book
English Garden


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[This site last updated on 30 April2024]


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