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Geum rivale

Water avens

Geum rivale

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Article number: 2189284


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Product information "Geum rivale"

Water avens is a native wild plant, which is frequented in spring by numerous insects and bees. The small, nodding, yellowish flowers with red sepals appear from the end of April to July.
The dark green, hairy leaves of the leaf rosette is evergreen, even in mild winters. In autumn, Geum rivale presents is ornamental seeds in the form of small, hard nuts that spread by clinging with their velcro hooks.
As its name suggests, water avens is well suited for ponds and stream edges, wet meadows, ditches and marshy areas. It is very pretty in combination with Myosotis scorpioides. It prefers sun to partial shade and had good hardiness.
Flower colour: Yellow, orange
Flowering period: Spring to early summer
Height: 30 cm
Light requirements: Sun, partial shade
Location: Near shrubs, water’s edge
Evergreen: Evergreen
Leaf shape: Tongue-shaped, feathered, sinuated
Leaf colour: Green
Spacing: 30 - 40 cm
Hardiness zone: 3
Use: House gardens, natural plantings, medicinal plant, garden ponds, reclamation
Speciality: Food for bees, reseeds itself
Family: Rosaceae
Perennial rating: A good variety
Compatibility: Plant in groups
  • Flowering Period April, May, June, July
  • Final height 20cm to 40cm
  • Final width 15cm to 20cm
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Use beds/borders, outdoors, for wild gardens, for water gardens, for group plantings, as a specimen plant
  • Hardiness hardy
  • Soil moist, moderately heavy, slightly alkaline, neutral, acidic, slightly acidic
  • Location partial shade, full sun
  • Flower Colour yellow
  • Leaf Colour green

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