Amber Wheels Blanket Flower

Gaillardia 'Amber Wheels'

SKU
05403
Produces an abundance of large flowers with frilled, deep-yellow petals that surround an amber-red center. Attracts butterflies. Blooms from early summer until frost if kept deadheaded. This perennial is easily grown in well-drained, average soil and a sunny location.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationgay-LAR-dee-uh
LoreOriginally discovered growing in Westcliff, CO by Larry Vickerman, seed was given to Jelitto Perennial Seed where it was bred to produce this beautiful strain.
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 30 in. tall and 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

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