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Geum rivale - Water Avens

Regular price £4.95

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  • Approximate height: Foliage: 6cm (2½ inches) Flower: 20cm (8 inches)
  • Recommended water levels: plant in moist or wet soil but not under water
  • Flowering time: Late April onwards
  • Flower colour: Peach
  • Supplied in an 8cm pot

A gorgeous little native plant with low-growing, finely-lobed green leaves and nodding flowers that start off orange-red and mature to a lovely peach. Clump-forming and easy to grow. Good for attracting bees - it especially attracts the small bumblebees here at the nursery. Dead head occasionally to keep the maximum number of new blooms coming and extend the flowering season. 

If designing a planting scheme, we recommend approximately 4 Geum rivale plants per square foot of ground, or 2 - 3 plants per linear foot of pond edge. Read more here on how to pot and care for your marsh plant.

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