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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Red Sun'

#PP2389, COPF

 Suitable Substitutions for Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Red Sun'

 
Photo Courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries

Photo Courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries

Series: Sun™

More About Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Red Sun' (PP2389, COPF)

  • Dwarf selection of blanket flower
  • Flowers have bright orange-red petals slightly tipped in yellow
  • Leaves are elongated, hairy and grayish-green
  • Heat and drought tolerant
  • Neat, mounding habit
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Bloom Time: Summer to early fall

Zone:

4

Height:

25-35 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Red
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Red Sun Blanket Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. Too much shade will cause gaillardia to grow leggy and flop over. Although a little moisture is needed, they are quite drought and heat tolerant. Will not grow well in a heavy, clay-based soil. Deadheading will improve the overall appearance and extend bloom time.


Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Red Sun' (PP2389, COPF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Dwarf
Mounding

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging