Aven

Geum 'Fire Opal'

Aven - Geum  'Fire Opal'

Common Name: Aven
Genus: Geum
Cultivar: 'Fire Opal'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.40 m (40 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.25 m (25 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Orange
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

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

Big semi-double cup shaped flowers that have rich coral-orange petals surrounding prominent dark stamens appear in mid to late summer. This plant has been given the Award of Garden Merit for its ease of growth so it is definitely worth including in a mixed border. Native to damp meadows and streamsides, it is happiest in a moist soil.

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


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