Botanical Name: Geum rivale Pink Frills
Common Name: Water Avens Pink Frills
Category: Hardy Perennial
Seed Count: 100
Geum rivale Pink Frills, Water Avens Pink Frills: Pale, dusky pink, frilly downward facing blooms are held on long wiry stems above neat rosettes of hairy deeply cut lance shaped foliage. This lovely perennial flowers from late spring, through summer and well into autumn. Fantastic for under planting roses. Enjoys full sun or light shade. Moist but well drained soil. Frost hardy. Dry hardy once established. 30cm H x 40cm W.
Sow Geum seed in late summer autumn or late winter spring. Sow onto well drained good quality seed raising mix and just cover with vermiculite. Place in a well lit area on heat mat at 18 to 22°C or poly house . Keep moist but not wet at all times. We recommend watering from the base of the tray. Germination is generally within 21-28 days but could take a little longer. Prick out each seedling once it has it’s first set of true leaves into 7.5cm pots with good draining mix and grow on in poly house until large enough to plant outdoors during spring.