Sunset Snappy Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Sunset Snappy'

SKU
40880
A cheery single layer of flat, purple-pink petals with creamy yellow tips. Blooms from early summer until the first frost if spent blooms are regularly removed. Easy to grow in a sunny bed or border, and in containers. 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 14 to 16 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, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); 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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