5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Water Avens Overview
This upright, clump-forming perennial has pinnate basal leaves and oval or wedge-shaped upper leaves. In late spring to midsummer it produces erect, dark purple stems bearing pendent, bell-shaped, dusky pink, purple-red or dark orange-red flowers.
How to harvest Water Avens
Generally not harvested.
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