Mesa Yellow Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'PAS888653'

SKU
06082
Offering a more prolific flowering and uniform habit than other varieties, the upright, well-branched plant produces a profusion of large, three-inch wide, yellow, daisy-like flowers with globe-shaped seed heads. 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 16 to 18 in. tall, 20 to 22 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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: 4 - 9

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