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Week 9 – March 01, 2024

Plant Information

Gaillardia Mesa™ Bright Bicolor

  • Gaillardia Mesa™ Bright Bicolor - Bloom
  • Gaillardia Mesa™ Bright Bicolor - Container
  • Gaillardia Mesa™ Bright Bicolor - Landscape
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Gaillardia x grandiflora, Gaillardia aristata x Gaillardia pulchella

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: Shows intense, non-fading color all season on upright, well-branched plants that perform well in landscapes and mixed containers.

Grower Information:

Fast, non-fading colour that won’t quit
The first seed F1 Gaillardia fills quart and gallon containers quickly with bold, brilliant colour. These plants hold up under dry conditions, and they put out intense, non-fading colour all season long. Create more colourful landscapes and mixed containers with Mesa.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 11 to 13 weeks

  • 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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