Alert: Limited Online Availability

Now that summer is here, we have limited our stock for online purchase. Find Monrovia plants at your local garden center. Pre-order for 2023 will be available later this year. ×

Barbican™ Red Blanket Flower

Gaillardia aristata

SKU
32334
Twice the flower power with a much more dense, rounded habit than others. A carefree perennial with vibrant flowers that bloom nearly nonstop all season. Perfect for hot sunny borders and cutting gardens.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
4-9

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

 Change

Full sun

Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.

THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:

Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.

Find more stores near me >
Set Zip to See Prices
More Information
Botanical Pronunciationgay-LAR-dee-uh Ah-REES-Ti-duh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 14 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Companion PlantsRussian Sage (Perovskia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Thrives in organically rich, loose, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild, periodic drought. Feed sparingly. Remove spent blooms to encourage profuse flowering. Cut back to 3 in. above ground in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Your climate may be too cold for this plant