Geum rossii
Geum rossii
Geum rossii
Geum rossii
Geum rossii
Geum rossii
Geum rossii
Geum rossii

Geum rossii

Alpine Avens

Rosaceae

Height

10 cm

Flower colour

yellow

Flowering time

late May - June

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy, given adequate drainage

Plant range

N-Canada and mountains in western USA at high altitudes

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.

​Mat forming alpine. Needs good drainage and ample sunlight.

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