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Geum rivale (water avens)

Geum Rivale (Water Avens)


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Position: full sun or partial shade
Depth of water: 0-15cm
Rate of growth: fast
Height above surface: 45-60cm/18-24in
Flowering period: May to July
Flower colour: red
Other features: rosettes of scalloped, fresh green leaves
Hardiness: fully hardy
Nodding, bell-shaped, dusky pink to dark orange red flowers on mahogany tinted stems from late spring to midsummer above rosettes of scalloped, fresh green leaves. Water arens is an excellent and attractive groundcover plant for a bog garden. The seed-heads, which resemble little raspberries, are an important decorative feature, retained on the plant all summer. Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps every year in early spring or late autumn.Goes well with: Iris laevigata, Acorus calamus, Carex elata 'Aurea', Typha minima, Juncus effusus f. 'Spiralis', Sisyrichium californicum

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