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  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

Geum rivale

water avens

5 year guarantee
2 litre pot £15.99
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, reliably moist soil
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Nodding, bell-shaped, dusky pink to dark orange red flowers on mahogany tinted stems from late spring to midsummer above rosettes of scalloped, fresh green leaves. Water avens is an excellent and attractive groundcover plant for a bog garden. The seed-heads, which resemble little raspberries, are an important decorative feature, retained on the plant all summer.

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