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GEUM 'Flames of Passion'

Commonly known as Avens

The flowers open a dark red and fade slightly
Further Reading....

  • Red - dark red
  • Height - 40cm (16in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - upright, rhizomatous perennial. Pinnate basal leaves to 15cm (6in), or more, long. The terminal and upper pair of leaflets are wedge-shaped, toothed, to 5cm (2in) long. Produces cymes of 2-5 flowers, nodding at first, then horizontal
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - long-flowering. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - sawfly larva may cause damage to leaves
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Probably a rivale hybrid. The Netherlands. 2003. Petrus H Oudolf
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - - bell-shaped to 3cm (1¼in) across
  • Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
Geum - Care Guide
40cm (16in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)

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