|Common Name||Blanket Flower|
|Plant Series||Gaillardia SUN™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP23389|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||10" / 20" / 14"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||May, June, July, August, September, October|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Spring, Summer, Fall|
|Soil||Prefers fertile, well-drained soils.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.2|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Dormancy||Dormant in winter.|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|How Different?||This is the reddest Gaillardia x grandiflora on the market! Compact, and free-flowering.|
|Landscape Value||A multitude of uses: borders, container, mixed beds, mass planting. Very colorful all summer!|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 5 weeks|
|Grower Notes||Recommend pinching at transplant. Obligate long day.|
Gaillardia ‘Red Sun’
Broad petaled “suns” of hot orange-red float over the mounding foliage of this blanket-flower. 'Red Sun' is tolerant of poor soil and the hottest sun. These are equally great in your mixed bed or in a neglected area of the garden.
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