Mesa Red Blanket Flower
Perennial Mesa Red Blanket Flower – GAILLARDIA g. MESA™ Red – MESA™ Series. 14-20″ tall, 18-22″ spread, full sun, early summer-early fall bloom. Rich red petals with a darker red center form on a low mound of light-green leaves. Provides intense, non-fading color for your garden. Attracts butterflies & is bee friendly. Deer resistant. Heat & drought tolerant once established. Zones 5-10. Potted in 3″ pot.
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5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Spring to Fall
Bee Friendly | Butterflies
Gaillardia requires full sun and well-drained soil in order to prosper. Given too much shade, the plants tend to flop over. Though they will perform best in moist soils, they are highly drought tolerant. Do not enrich the soil with compost or other rich ingredients when planting this perennial. It does best in poor, loose soils and does not tolerate heavy clay.
Plants may be divided every 2-3 years in either spring or fall and are also easily grown from seed. Deadheading spent blooms will prolong the bloom time.
Patio Container, Cottage, Eclectic, Prairie
Border Plant, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant, Easy To Grow, Mass Planting, Salt Tolerant