Gaillardia x grandiflora 'The Sun'

Blanket Flower

Annuals and perennials valued for their showy, often bicolored, daisylike flowers. Easy to grow, they tolerate heat and some drought, and bloom for several months. Excellent cut flowers and in borders. Deadhead old flowers to lengthen the blooming season. Need full sun and well-drained soils. Propagate by seed. Often naturalizes by reseeding itself.
Gaillardia x grandiflora, Blanket Flower
Three-inch blooms in sunny-yellow shades inspired this cultivar's name.

Attributes - Gaillardia x grandiflora 'The Sun'

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Early Fall

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Semi-Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot, Powdery Mildew.

Related Plants

Gaillardia aristata, Gaillardia aristata 'Goblin', Gaillardia grandiflora 'Baby Cole', Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Burgundy', Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Dazzler', Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Goblin'
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