Pelargonium x hortorum 'Patriot Bright Red'

Zonal Geranium or Geranium

Tips for Homeowners:

Will bloom continuously, especially if old flowers are removed. Water when dry and feed every 2-4 weeks with a high nitrogen fertilizer. 

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Large, attractive flowers are excellent cut flowers and are produced on upright, spreading plants.

  • Large clusters of bright red flowers
  • Foliage in both green and with colorful patterns
  • Good heat tolerance

Ideal for growing in containers, either mixed with other annuals or alone, plus they do very well in gardens as edging.

Height: 12-18 in
Spread: 15-24 in
Zone: 10-11
Color: Red

Interesting Notes about Zonal Geranium:

Zonal Geraniums are easy to grow, preferring full to partial sun in soils that are well-drained. They thrive in the heat and will tolerate dry soils and still perform with class and vigor. The flowers are huge and are available in a wide array of colors and color combinations. 

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Great Foliage
  • Container
  • Blooms all Season
  • Specimen
  • Fragrant
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Long Blooming

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water