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WATER AVENS seeds (geum rivale)

WATER AVENS seeds (geum rivale)
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WATER AVENS seeds (geum rivale)WATER AVENS seeds (geum rivale)

WATER AVENS seeds (geum rivale)

  Our ref: ST40_1
  • type - perennialbiennial
  • colour - Pink
  • height - 0 to 25cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
  • on RHS list of plants for bees
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despatched all year round.

RHS perfect for pollinators
Perfect for pollinators

Water Avens -geum rivale– is an attractive wetland plant that grows well on moist soil and is found in water meadows and wet woodland. It will grow in sun or full shade, attracting a variety of insects including bees, and dragonflies. Water Avens is a low growing plant and produces creamy pink flowers from May to September. The foliage provides useful ground cover. In gardens Water Avens can be introduced at the edge of a pond where it looks best growing amongst other wetland plants such as Purple loosestrife, Hemp agrimony, Gypsywort, Fleabane, Meadow sweet and Water Mint. In a woodland setting it might look best with Red campion, Wood Crane’s Bill and Nettle leaved bellflower.

How to grow Water Avens Seeds
Water Avens seeds should be sown in autumn, either outside, where they are to flower, or in seed trays and covered lightly with compost. Seed trays should be left outside over winter and the compost kept moist. Water Avens seeds should germinate the following spring and the seedlings, can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.

RHS Perfect for Pollinators.
The RHS Perfect for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects in gardens. Bees, butterflies, moths, hoverflies and many others visit flowers to feed on nectar and pollen; while doing so they transfer pollen and increase seed set and fruit development. Find out more at: rhs.org.uk/plants

To discover more plants for Bees, simply enter the word "pollinators" into the search box above.


To buy Water Avens seeds seeds
To purchase Water Avens seeds please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Water Avens seeds per gram is approx. 500. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.


Summary
type - perennial/biennial,
colour - Pink, height - 0 to 25cms,
flowering months - May, June, July, August, September,
habitat - Semi-Shade (Orchards, Hedgerow, Banks, Open Woodland), Very Wet Grassland (eg pond edges, Water Meadow),
Attracts bees
Printed 13/12/2017 20:50:36
st40_1 type perennial biennial colour pink height 0 to 25cms flowers may june july august september habitat semi shade orchards hedgerow banks open woodland very wet grassland eg pond edges water meadow rhs perfect for pollinators pollinating insects bees butterflies moths hoverflies
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