sun - partial shade
moist, tolerates most soil types
acid - neutral - alkaline
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.
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.