Geum rivale (Water Avens)

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G. rivale is an upright , clump-forming perennial with pinnate basal leaves, oval or wedge-shaped upper leaves and, from late spring to midsummer, erect, dark purple stems bearing pendent, bell-shaped, dusky pink, purple-red or dark orange-red flowers.

Native to

Asia, Europe, United States

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

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COLOUR

Flower

Orange-red, Purple-pink, Pale-pink in Spring; Purple-pink, Pale-pink, Orange-red in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Cut back old stems after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed

WHERE TO GROW

Geum rivale (Water avens) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Naturalised in turf, Waterside, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in moist or wet soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

COLOUR

Flower

Orange-red, Purple-pink, Pale-pink in Spring; Purple-pink, Pale-pink, Orange-red in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Cut back old stems after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed

WHERE TO GROW

Geum rivale (Water avens) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Naturalised in turf, Waterside, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in moist or wet soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West