Mesa Red Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'PAS933516'

SKU
31810
An early-flowering variety with a uniform, upright, well-branched habit and a profusion of large, rich red, colorfast, daisy-like flowers. Great in a butterfly or meadow garden and lovely in cut flower arrangements. An herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationgay-LAR-dee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 14 to 16 in. tall, 20 to 22 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Salvia (Salvia); Coneflower (Echinacea); 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: 5-9

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