Fanfare Blanket Flower
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Fanfare' PP #15,892
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||gay-LAR-dee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Flower stalks to only 12 in. tall, mounds to 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer through Fall|
|Design Ideas||An incredible hot colored flower that the middle of the traditional border. Ideal for adding bright hues in dull shrub borders. Cheerful color is well tailored to cottage gardens where a riot of different flowers create charm. Color makes this traditional flower powerful enough to mix with tropical and exotic plants. In masses or groups it is outstanding. To exploit the unique petal shape, plant close up along walkways, at porches and around patios. The original species are North American natives making this sure fire color for all-native or wild gardens that need bright spots.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-10