Sunset Candy Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Sunset Candy'

A stunning two row of flat petals, in soft pink tones with a cream border. Blooms from early summer until frost if kept deadheaded. This perennial is easily grown in well-drained, average soil and a sunny location.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationgay-LAR-dee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Catmint (Nepeta); Salvia (Salvia)

Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Clip spent flowers and fertilize monthly for prolific bloom. Prune to 3 in. from ground in early spring. May be divided every 2-3 years.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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