Avens 'Bell Bank' Geum 'Bell Bank'

avens 'Bell Bank'


'Bell Bank' is a compact, clump-forming perennial to 45cm tall, 40cm wide, with lobed basal leaves and reddish-brown stems bearing several, slightly nodding, bell-shaped, semi-double coppery-pink flowers in late spring. The bells open wide at maturity, the overlapping petals giving a frilled appearance and surrounding a boss of yellow and brownish stamens. Buds are deep reddish-brown. Feathery seed-heads may follow, but are sterile

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      avens 'Bell Bank'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead to prolong flowering; cut back the old stems after flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame in winter or propagate by division in spring or autumn

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by sawfly larvae and leaf miner

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to powdery mildews