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Sunset Flash Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Sunset Flash' PP #26,945

SKU
40875
Exceptionally stunning, and easy to grow, this heavy bloomer is a must-have for sunny beds, borders, and container plantings! Large flowers have two rows of flat, bright orange-red petals with yellow tips. Blooms from late spring or summer, right up until frost. An herbaceous perennial.
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Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationgay-LAR-dee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 14 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Salvia (Salvia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); 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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