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Geum spp.

Common Name(s):
Avens
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

There are over 50 species of Geum, or Avens, but all have attractive, divided dark green leaves and small, bright 5 petaled flowers; Avens grows best in cool climates, and requires moist but well drained soils; yearly division is necessary to keep plantings vigorous

Season:
Late spring to early summer
Height:
9-18 in.
Flower Color:
Scarlet, orange, yellow
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 5-7
Propagation:
Annual division in late summer, seed
Exposure:
Partial shade
Soil:
Well-drained
Regions:
Mountains
Origin:
Europe, South America, hybrid origin
Tags:
summer, yellow, perennial, orange, red, partial shade, spring

NCCES plant id: 717

Geum spp. Geum spp.