Oranges & Lemons Blanket Flower

Gaillardia aristata 'Oranges & Lemons' PP #17,092

SKU
03644
A continuous and prolific display of bright flowers that is sure to enhance sunny beds and borders. The large, tangerine orange and lemon yellow blooms dance above compact mounds of blue-green foliage, throughout summer. Sturdy and heat tolerant - perfect for waterwise gardens. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationgay-LAR-dee-uh a-ris-TAH-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Thrives in lean, loose, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed sparingly. Remove spent blooms to encourage profuse flowering. Hard prune in early spring. Benefits from division of foliage clumps in early spring every 2 to 3 years.

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