Geum Red Dragon

Love the bright red blooms of the Red Dragon! Red Dragon flower

Geum ‘Red Dragon’ is a stunning perennial flower that belongs to the Rosaceae family. Here are some notable characteristics of this plant:

  • Appearance: Geum ‘Red Dragon’ features vibrant, deep red, semi-double flowers that resemble small roses. The flowers are held above the foliage on tall, sturdy stems, making them excellent for cutting and using in floral arrangements.
  • Bloom time: This cultivar typically blooms from late spring to mid-summer, providing a long-lasting display of color in the garden.
  • Foliage: The plant has attractive, mounded, green foliage that remains compact and tidy throughout the growing season.
  • Size: Geum ‘Red Dragon’ grows to a height of about 18-24 inches (45-60 cm) tall and spreads around 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) wide.
  • Growing conditions: This plant thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-drained soil. It is relatively low-maintenance and can tolerate some drought once established.
  • Hardiness: Geum ‘Red Dragon’ is hardy in USDA zones 5-9, making it suitable for growing in a wide range of climates.
  • Attracts pollinators: The bright, colorful flowers of Geum ‘Red Dragon’ are known to attract bees, butterflies, and other beneficial pollinators to the garden.

With its stunning red flowers and easy-to-grow nature, Geum ‘Red Dragon’ is a popular choice among gardeners looking to add a pop of color to their perennial borders, cottage gardens, or mixed plantings.