Avens

Geum rivale 'Leonard's Variety'

Avens - Geum rivale  'Leonard's Variety'

Common Name: Avens
Genus: Geum
Species: rivale
Cultivar: 'Leonard's Variety'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.45 m (45 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

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

A free-flowering variety with small nodding copper-pink flowers that are 4cm across on attractive mahogany stems. The flowers appear from midsummer above pretty hummocks of puckered scalloped leaves. This geum looks lovely towards the front of a sunny moist border or bog garden.


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

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