Scientific Name: Gaillardia x grandiflora
Common Name: Blanket Flower
Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)
Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Height: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
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.
Bright red flowers with bright yellow band; the width of the band varies depending on environmental conditions, but flowers always have more yellow than competing varieties.