Avens - Geum

Common Name: Avens
Genus: Geum

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

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

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: Cream, Pink, Red, Orange, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May to July

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

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Geum add colour to a garden for a long period from late spring, continuing throughout summer. The saucer-shaped flowers are sometimes semi-double and held on upright flower stalks. Flower colour can be yellow, cream, orange, pink or red. Geum leaves are mid-green and wrinkled, they often remain evergreen throughout the winter months.



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