Plant Information

Gaillardia Mesa Peach

Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Gaillardia x grandiflora

Common Name: Blanket Flower

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)

Height: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Width: 20 - 22" (51 - 56cm)

Exposure: Sun

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.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 11 to 13 weeks
Seed supplied as: Cleaned

  • The first F1 gaillardia from seed puts out lots of fast colour on sturdy plants. 
  • Strong, early-flowering, well-branched plants fill quart and gallon containers quickly while maintaining the controlled height.
  • Compared with other seed gaillardia, Mesa varieties are more uniform in habit and flowering time, for easier scheduling and shipping.
  • Very drought tolerant once established, with intense, non-fading colour all season.
  • Upright, well-balanced plants perform well in landscapes and mixed containers.

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