Geum

Geum is a genus in the rose family, Rosaceae, closely related to Potentilla, but unlike them the avens flower for a long time. They grow wild in Europe, Asia, America, Africa and New Zealand. Most prefer full sun, but don't have any special soil requirements.

Geum rivale
Geum rivale

Water Avens

Water avens is a medium sized perennial with salmon-pink flowers. It is native to Iceland.

Geum rossii
Geum rossii

Alpine Avens

Alpine avens is a mat-forming rock garden plant with yellow flowers.

Geum coccineum 'Yellow'
Geum coccineum 'Yellow'

Avens

A medium sized variety of avens with yellow flowers.

Geum chiloense 'Mrs Bradshaw'
Geum chiloense 'Mrs Bradshaw'

Avens

A medium sized variety of avens with double, bright red flowers.

Geum coccineum 'Prince of Orange'
Geum coccineum 'Prince of Orange'

Avens

A medium sized variety of avens with orange flowers.