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Geum ‘Fireball’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Profuse, huge, sterile, orange-yellow, semi-double flowers emerge from spring to fall. These 1½” blooms are picoteed with a red edge. One of the most impressive (and early) orange blooming perennials in the spring! Found exploding in thewalled city of York, England, this dynamic plant held its regal position in the garden, attracting every eye. Well-drained soil.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 24″ / 30″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September

SKU: GEUFIR Categories: ,
Common Name Geum, Avens
Family Rosaceae
Genus Geum
species --
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time May, June, July, August, September
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? It is long blooming with large, orange flowers.
Landscape Value Dramatic long flowering plant. Use in mixed beds, cottage gardens. Dramatic in combination with Veronica 'Royal Candles'.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 24" / 30"
Soil (Garden) Moist, loamy.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Pollinator Attractor
Comments This plant will brighten any border. Very showy and easy to grow. This is an heirloom variety that Dan Heims found growing in the garden of Carl Denton in Yorkshire, England.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.5 – 2.0
pH 5.6 – 6.5
Fertility Needs 150 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 6 – 8 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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