Avens

Geum 'Borisii'

Avens - Geum  'Borisii'

Common Name: Avens
Genus: Geum
Cultivar: 'Borisii'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting foliage, Good for a rock garden, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Orange, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Brilliant terracotta-orange single flowers with prominent yellow stamens (4cm / 1.5 in) across are held on upright stems among rosettes of pretty scalloped leaves from early to late summer. This vigorous perennial will quickly form a pretty carpet that looks equally at home in a cottage-style garden, a rock garden or in gravel. It needs full sun and dislikes waterlogged soil.

  • Garden care: To prolong flowering deadhead regularly. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring or late autumn.


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