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Commonly known as Avens

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Easily grown and suited to naturalistic plantings.

Genus of about 50 species of rhizomatous, occasionall stoloniferous perennials from mountainous habitats, streamsides, moist meadows and woodland in arctic and temperate regions of Europe, Asia, New Zealand, North and South America and Africa.

UK natives are G. rivale. water avens or Billy's button, the names more attractive than the flower which is of a rather subtle colour and wood avens or herb bennet, G. urbanum. When they occur together a hybrid is easily formed, G x intermedium carrying the yellow flowers of herb bennet.

Further Reading....

  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous perennials. Erect, 5-petalled, solitary flowers in shades of cream, yellow, pink or red
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - includes the British native water avens (rivulare). Wildlife plant - bees, hoverflies. Deadheading will prolong flower production.
  • Pests & Diseases - sawfly larvae may cause damage to leaves
  • Place of origin - arctic and temperate regions of Europe, Asia, New Zealand, North and South America, Africa.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich. Rivale and its cultivars
  • Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -

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GEUM 'Borisii'

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Commonly known as: Avens.
(coccineum) - orange
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£12.50 each

GEUM 'Flames of Passion'

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Commonly known as: Avens.
The flowers open a dark red and fade slightly
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£12.50 each

GEUM 'Lady Stratheden'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Avens.
Yellow semi-double
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£12.50 each

GEUM 'Lemon Drops'

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Commonly known as: Avens.
profusion of pendulous pale yellow flowers
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£12.50 each

GEUM 'Mrs J Bradshaw'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Avens.
Scarlet flowers
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£12.50 each

GEUM 'Scarlet Tempest'

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Commonly known as: Avens.
Soft red semi-double flowers with a hint of orange. A very long flowering period.
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£12.50 each

GEUM 'Tequila Sunrise'

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Commonly known as: Avens.
Semi-double apricot-yellow flowers with a red flush
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£12.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

GEUM 'Totally Tangerine'

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Commonly known as: Avens.
Clump-forming perennial, both robust and floriferous. Orange flowers on tall stems
Multibuy Any 3+ £9 each
£12.50 each

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