Fanfare Blaze Blanket Flower
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Fanfare Blaze' PP #23,494
Best with regular water; tolerates moderate drought when established.
|Botanical Pronunciation||gay-LAR-dee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|Lore||Gaillardia, commonly referred to as blanket flower, has historically blanketed the North American prairies with their brightly colored blooms. They can still be found in fields and along roadsides in the prairie region and into the Rockies.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Compact mounds reach 12 to 16 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring to Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife 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.|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Best with regular water; tolerates moderate drought when established.|
Thrives in loose, lean, well-drained soils. Drought tolerant once established in landscape; water containers when soil surface is dry. Shear spent blooms to promote continued flowering. Fertilize sparingly. Divide spring or fall as needed.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-10