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Wood Avens

Geum urbanum

Also known as

Herb Bennet, Blessed Herb, City Avens, Clove Root, Colewort, Indian Chocolate, Minarta, St Benedict's Herb, Star Of The Earth, Water Flower, Bennet's-Root, Avens

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Wood Avens Overview

A semi-evergreen perennial woodland plant that has an upright, branching habit. It has green, palmate, toothed leaves and flat, yellow flowers in summer.

Common problems with Wood Avens

How to harvest Wood Avens

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Wood Avens

Seed

Division

Other uses of Wood Avens

Wildflower/meadow.

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