Goblin Blanket Flower
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Goblin'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||gay-LAR-dee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer into Fall|
|Design Ideas||Here is a low-growing perennial that blooms in the worst of the summer heat. Plant it as edging, spot in for color or grow in masses. Very popular container plant for its neat compact habit; fits particularly well in rectangular troughs. A valuable perennial for hot inland communities.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Russian 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: 3-9