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Mad About Geums

In the past couple years, we’ve noticed a fairly unknown plant has come into fashion in a very dark horse manner - the geums.

Loved by flower farmers and gardeners alike, it seems to be the IT plant this year, and the interest shows no signs of abating.

Known also by their common name “avens”, geums are in the Rosacea family - subfamily Rosoideae - and are closely related to potentillas as well as fragaria (the former illustrated by its form and fuzzy leaves - the latter by its sepals and foliage).

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