‘Sunset Flash’ Gaillardia

‘Sunset Flash’ Gaillardia

Gaillardia grandiflora 'Sunset Flash' PPAF

These tough perennials can beat the heat with beauty, showing off vibrant blooms almost year-round. Water-wise and drought tolerant once established, these compact plants and their color-fast blooms love the sun. Fresh gray green foliage creates a compact mound at 14" x 14".

Bloom/Feature

Orange-red petals with yellow tips; blooms from spring to fall

Plant Type

Perennials

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

Hardy to -20°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Drought Tolerance

Flowering Season

Spring to Fall

Use

Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Low

Soil Type

Tolerates a wide range

Fertilizer

Yearly in spring

Dimensions

14" H x 14" W

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • plant 1-2 in above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2 in deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem