Geum Blazing Sunset

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Get ready to rethink groundcovers! Could you ever imagine a petite, spreading plant with this much "Wow!" factor? The Blazing Sunset Geum (Geum flore plena 'Blazing Sunset') will impress you with her brilliant temptress-red petticoats of ruffled, double petals in super-saturated bright scarlet!

Twice as large as regular Geum, the bold blooms stand up and out from the rest! Even after they’ve faded, the durable, deeply lobed foliage provides an attractive accent and wonderful foil for the long-stemmed, dainty full blooms!

Both pretty and rugged, this improved modern cultivar spreads nicely to fill in bare spots or holes in your garden beds and continues to bloom over a very long period from late spring into summer. This compact perennial makes everyone in your family happy throughout USDA growing zones 5 to 9 and is wonderfully space-saving at around 2 feet tall in bloom and spreading 12 - 18 inches

Planting and Application:

Thriving in the sun or part shade, Geum are versatile little perennials! Tuck them into place under your favorite flowering ornamental tree from our extensive online collection and "push the easy button" for a lovely landscape focal point. Geum will have plenty of nectar-rich blooms for the essential pollinators and pretty butterflies in your neighborhood while also adding darling long-stemmed brilliance to bouquets. This is a must-have to use near the edge of a Butterfly Garden and Cut Flower border!

Trust us, this juicy selection is a conversation starter! Why not run a vibrant scarlet band of color in your patio planting bed or pot a few up in urns around your entertainment areas outdoors? Blazing Sunset Geum is incredibly cute in an outdoor garden container as the main attraction or try a trio of pots with the other Butterfly-friendly red flowers for a happy salutation for your guests to exclaim over!

  • Brilliant Saturated Red Double Blooms
  • Great-Looking Textured Foliage
  • Perfect Cut Flowers for Indoor Arrangements
  • Excellent Resource for Essential Bees and Butterflies
  • Springtime Flower Power with Rebloom Through Summer

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Fast and vigorous growers, Perennial Geum thrives in both full sun and partial shade in an enriched and mulched garden bed that is very well-drained. Provide moderate moisture consistently throughout the summers and in the heat. Deadhead to keep blooms returning and clean the mounds in the fall after the foliage has yellowed for best results.

  • No Fade Color in Full Sun or Partial Shade
  • Adaptable to a Variety of Well-Drained Soils & Conditions
  • Herbaceous Perennial - Evergreen in Warm Climates
  • Urban Environment Tolerant & Shrugs Off Heat & Humidity
  • Very Easy to Grow & Deer and Rabbits Leave it Alone

Add a seductive charmer to your garden this year with the bold and beautiful Blazing Sunset Geum! Buy quality perennials available now from Nature Hills!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Geum Blazing Sunset Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Botanical Name Geum flore plena 'Blazing Sunset'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 2 feet
Mature Spread 12 - 18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Foliage Yellows
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc - www.waltersgardens.com