Geum rivale
Geum rivale
Geum rivale
Geum rivale
Geum rivale

Geum rivale

Water Avens

Rosaceae

Height

40 cm

Flower colour

salmon pink

Flowering time

June

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

moist, tolerates most soil types

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Iceland, wide-spread in Europe, Central-Asia and N-America

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.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in March.

Seed just covered and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Native species, common in all regions of the country. Its native habitat is moist meadows, but tolerates most soil types.

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