Avens

Geum 'Beech House Apricot'

Avens - Geum  'Beech House Apricot'

Common Name: Avens
Genus: Geum
Cultivar: 'Beech House Apricot'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.25 m (25 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Orange, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April to July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Forming attractive spreading clumps of scalloped foliage this tough little groundcover will also produce pale yellow ruffled flowers that have an apricot blush toward the outer edge of each petal from April to July. Plant it at the front of a sunny well-drained border or pot it up and place it somewhere prominent on the patio. For the best results avoid sites that get waterlogged over winter and deadhead the spent blooms regularly to prolong the flowering period.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps every year in early spring or late autumn.

  • Lift and divide large clumps every year in early spring or late autumn.


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