Rob's plants
home garden plants wildlife seed photos
plant sale journal topics plantlinks fun guestbook

Geum chiloense

Geum chiloense

Synonym(s) Geum quellyon
Common name avens
Family rosaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow (spring into summer)
Size 2 ft
Light full sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil, not too dry
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

'Lady Stratheden' is yellow, 'Mrs Bradshaw' is orange-red. Both are tidy border perennials with a long season of bloom. Seed-grown 'Lady Stratheden' doesn't always come true, as we found out when half of ours turned out to be red. We're glad to have at least some of the yellow variety.


Geum chiloense
Crinkly strawberry-like foliage in a low-growing rosette

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Geum chiloense

Visitors to this page have left the following comments

Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed ex 'Mrs Bradshaw' from '02 garden. Baggy 70F (97%G, 8-14d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (87%G, 14-19d)

Excellent long-term viability!

I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my guestbook. If you have a question that needs a personal response, please e-mail me.

Your name

Your comments