Water Avens ‘Geum rivale’ (Seeds, Plugs and 9cm Pots)

Pink drooping flowers with purple sepals. Other names for the plant are nodding avens, drooping avens, cure-all, water flower and Indian chocolate. The plant is a native perennial of slow-draining or wet soils and can tolerate mildly acidic to calcareous conditions in full sun or under partial shade. Habitats include stream sides, pond edges, damp deciduous woodland and hay meadows.

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Sun Preference

Sun either Partial or Full

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Happy with either a full sun or deep shade position in damp soil.




Will thrive in a bog garden attracting dragonflies, bees and butterflies which in turns attracts hungry frogs and toads.

Flowering season

April – June

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