Oranges & Lemons Blanket Flower
Gaillardia aristata 'Oranges & Lemons' PP #17,092
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||gay-LAR-dee-uh a-ris-TAH-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Switch Grass (Panicum); Cranesbill (Geranium); Coneflower (Echinacea); Salvia (Salvia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9