|Common Name||Blanket Flower|
|Plant Series||Gaillardia SUN™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP23389|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||May, June, July, August, September, October|
|Hardiness Zone||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|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!|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||10" / 20" / 14"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers fertile, well-drained soils.|
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.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 20″ / 14″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September, October
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||1.5 – 2.0|
|pH||5.5 – 6.2|
|Fertility Needs||150 – 200 ppm|
|Notes||Recommend pinching at transplant. Obligate long day.|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 5 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||7 – 8 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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