Scientific Name: Gaillardia x grandiflora
Common Name: Blanket Flower
Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)
Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Bees
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Height: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Width: 20 - 22" (51 - 56cm)
General Information: Very drought tolerant once established, Mesa shows intense, non-fading colour all season on upright, well-branched plants that perform well in landscapes and mixed containers.
A First-Year-Flowering Perennial. Supplied as clean seed.
The first F1 gaillardia from seed puts out lots of fast colour on “no-flop” plants. Strong, early-flowering, well-branched plants fill gallon containers quickly and maintain a controlled height without “flopping” over. Uniform habit and flowering time make Mesa easy to schedule and ship. Very drought tolerant once established, with intense, nonfading colour all season. Upright, well-branched plants perform well in landscapes and mixed containers.
New Peach is slightly earlier than rest of series and 2 to 4 in./5 to 10 cm shorter than Bright Bicolor and Yellow.