Water Avens


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Water AvensĀ 

lowering early in the year, Water Avens thrives in pond margins and open or lightly shaded damp sites. This perennial waterside plant has flat, peach coloured petals on down-turned flower heads, with attractive red stems from 30-40cm tall.

Sowing: Can be sown at any time of year, but best in early autumn or in spring. Sow in trays or pots of moist compost and transplant to a pond margin or site that does not dry out. Alternatively scatter the seed directly on a fine raked seed bed and firm down well. Water well and keep the young plants weeded. 100-200 seeds per packet.

100-200 seeds per packet.

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