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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 RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
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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