Mountain avens Overview
Small genus contains around 10 perennial, evergreen, woody-based subshrubs from sunny, arctic and alpine climates in Europe, Asia and North America. Characterised by 8-petalled flowers, they tend to be white in colour with a yellow centre or all yellow, cultivated specimens can produce cream flowers.
How to propagate Mountain avens
Seed when fresh.
Semi ripe cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Mountain avens
Is useful on banks and walls, in rock gardens and as ground cover.