Blanket Flower Torch™ (Gaillardia pulchella)
Better heat tolerance means a longer flowering period. A brilliant range of red, orange, and yellow blooms add a cheerful touch to the landscape. Gaillardia’s long bloom season, drought tolerance, and excellent cut flowers make this a must-have for every sunny garden setting. U.S. Plant Patent 16649.
Ideal choice for beds, borders, and cutting gardens. Wonderful for rock gardens and containers. Cut flowers are long-lasting in fresh bouquets.
Slow release feed in spring.
Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings.
Fertile, well-drained soil.
Basic Care Summary
Tolerates poor soil, heat, and drought. Best in fertile, well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings. Remove faded flowers for best display.
|Available Colors:||Flowers in shades of burgundy, orange, gold, and bicolor|
|Height Range:||20-24" (51-61cm)|
|Space Range:||18-24" (46-61cm)|
|Lowest Temperature:||-10° to 0°F (-23° to -18°C)|
|Plant Light:||Full Sun|
|Companion Plants:||Russian Sage, Upright Stonecrop, Calendula|