Scarlet-Flowered Avens

Geum coccineum

Avens, Red Avens, Dwarf Orange Avens

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This is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial. It has upright, softly hairy, pinnate basal leaves which are divided into kidney-shaped, dark green leaflets. In late spring to late summer it produces cymes of orange or red flowers with spreading petals and prominent, yellow stamens.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Flower colour

Orange, Red, Yellow

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids, red spider mites & sawflies.
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