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avens 'Fire Opal'


'Fire Opal' is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial to 70cm tall, with hairy, dark green, pinnate basal leaves and purple stems bearing semi-double, reddish-orange flowers 3.5cm wide, the petals light yellow on the reverse

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      avens 'Fire Opal'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back the old stems after flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Garden Edging City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal

  • sproutPropogation

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

  • insectPests

    Can get glasshouse red spider mite, aphids and sawflies

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free