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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

Common Name Blanket Flower
Family Asteraceae
species x grandiflora
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Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP23389
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 20" / 14"
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Soil Prefers fertile, well-drained soils.
pH 5.5 - 6.2
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
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
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Grower Notes Recommend pinching at transplant. Obligate long day.
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