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ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE

Selection of perennials

Woronovia (Albov) Juz.
Woronovia
Rosaceae

This genus was split from the genus Geum L. Woronovia differs from Geum in the type of inflorescence, and also in some flower characters. One species in the FSU.

W. speciosa (Albov) Juz.

Caucasus (western Transcaucasicus, Abkhazia, Mingrelia and Cherkessia). Mainly on limestone slopes, in alpine and subalpine meadows.

Flowering stem up to 80-90 cm, single, rarely 2, leafy. Rhizome horizontal, thickened. Basal leaves numerous, long-petiolate, pinnate, lyriform, 10-30 cm long. Terminal leaflets very large, 12-15 cm x 15-20 cm. Stem leaves sessile, cuneate. Corymbiform inflorescence of 5-15 golden yellow flowers, each of them up to 3 cm diam. V -early spring (basal leaves can overwinter) to late autumn. Fl - June. Fr - September. P - by seed and by division. Requires a sunny position, lime and a well-drained soil. Very attractive bold foliage plant. Planted in groups, the plant looks very effective. Z 5 (4). New.

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