Avens 'Bell Bank' Geum '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
About this plant
avens 'Bell Bank'
Deadhead to prolong flowering; cut back the old stems after flowering
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden
Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame in winter or propagate by division in spring or autumn
May be attacked by sawfly larvae and leaf miner
May be subject to powdery mildews