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Gaillardia Burgundy

Blanket Flower

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24" (Plant 15" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Burgundy / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Masses of huge 3" blooms have rich daisy-like wine red petals surrounding a dark center that emerges yellow and matures to deep burgundy. Gaillardia Burgundy petals have a textured ruffled edge. Blue-green leaves are narrow and lance-shaped. Blooms from early summer on making it a must for every garden.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Humidity Tolerant

Gaillardia General Information:

The common name of Gaillardia refers to the resemblance to brightly patterned Native American blankets - hence Blanket Flower. Extremely drought and heat tolerant, once established. From the early summer on, very showy banded flowers "blanket" this plant. The ends of the petals have a torn, ruffled appearance. Butterflies are drawn to it.

Gaillardia Plant Care:

New plantlets can be started by cutting straight down along the side of a clump in midsummer. New plants will form at the severed roots. Completely carefee. Best in poor loose soils (no clay).

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: GABU