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Geum ‘Lionel Cox’

Avens

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPink-red
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Geum ‘Lionel Cox’ (Avens). Small clusters of bell-shaped, pink-red flowers appear in early summer to early autumn with lance-shaped, lobed, green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe, Asia, New Zealand, Americas and Africa

Interest and use

Rock garden, ground cover.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy, and will grow well in full sun, with preferably moist but well-drained soil.

Propagation

Propagate by division, by runners or offsets or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Saw-fly larvae may damage plants.

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