Bijou Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x aristata 'Bijou'

SKU
02478
Useful, dwarf form with dazzling daisy-like flowers in hot yellow, orange and red. Long bloom season and petite stature make them well-suited for containers. The showy blooms cover the top of this plant all season long. Heat tolerant. Thrives in poor soils. Evergreen perennial.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityFlower stalks to only 6 in. tall, mounds to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeOrange and red blooms from June until frost.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise
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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This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 8

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