Aven, advice on caring for this cute flower

aven flower

Aven is a perennial that is very easy to grow and you’ll find its capacity to cover the ground appealing.

A summary of Aven facts

NameGeum chiloense
Type – perennial

Height – 12 to 24 inches (30 to 60 cm)
Exposure – full sun, part sun
Soil – ordinary, well drained

Flowering – June to September

Its yellow, orange and red flowers are very ornamental.

Planting aven

Plant in spring and space plants at least 30 inches (20 cm) from each other.

Mix your earth with special flower plant soil mix.

Planting aven

  • Propagate through crown division after the blooming or at the beginning of spring.
  • Seeds are of course also an option.

Propagating for aven is best done through seed

Pruning and caring for aven

Remove wilted flowers regularly (deadheading). Simply pinch them off with your finger or use scissors to snip them from the plant.

Care for aven

All there is to know about aven

This cute perennial that belongs to the Rosaceae family exists in several species. Some have double flowers whereas others have simple flowers. Colors range from red to yellow with all the orange hues in between.

In your garden, aven will form an elegant ground cover of leaves studded with beautiful flowers.

There are quite a few different varieties. Most are creeping and form ground covers, while others grow taller.

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Smart tip about aven

Some stems grow quite tall; it makes sense to stake them to avoid having them break due to wind.