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Avens

Geum 'Lemon Drops'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Avens Overview

This upright, herbaceous perennial has mid-green leaves and produces slender, brown stems which in late spring carry long-stalked lemon-yellow flowers with brown-green sepals through to midsummer.

Common problems with Avens

How to harvest Avens

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Avens

Seed

Division

Can be divided in Spring or Autumn.

Special features of Avens

Wet sites

Other uses of Avens

This perennial loves moisture and tolerates a certain amount of shade making it a useful plant for under planting shrubs or roses.

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Sticky, clay soil that is either wet or rock hard? These plant will happily provide colour, texture and structure.

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