Gaillardia grandiflora 'Spin Top Red'

Blanket Flower


Photo courtesy of Ball seed

  • Long bloom time
  • Dense compact habit
  • One of earliest flowering Gaillardia
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers full sun and well-drained soil.  Does best in poor, loose soil with little to no soil enrichment.  Deadhead to extend bloom time. Divide every 2-3 years in spring or fall.


Height: 8-12 in
Spread: 12-16 in
Spacing: 15-18 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Red
Zone: 4-9
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Container
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Focal Point
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Long Blooming

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water