- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 10 - 12 Inches
- Mature Spread 10 - 12 Inches
- Growing Zones 3 - 8
A spreading tendency and striking daisy-like flowers make the Spintop Red Blanket Flower a good choice for a sunny spot in need of bold color. Elliptical petals grow close together around a dark center with yellow stamens. Gaillardia Spintop Red is an easy-care plant that blooms summer through fall and, with proper can, will rebloom.
Branched stems with dark green basal foliage create a dense growth habit. Plant several close together for an intense grouping, or include them in a mixed bed for bold color. The Spintop Red Blanket Flower works lovely in beds, borders, mass plantings, or containers. You won’t be the only one enthralled with these blooms since pollinators also enjoy them. Grow the Spintop Red Blanket Flower as a perennial in zones 3 through 8.
Spintop Red Blanket Flower Care
Direct sunlight supports consistent, dense growth and encourages plenty of blooms. This plant actually does best in poor-quality soil. The soil must be well-drained, but Blanket Flower is not picky about the pH. New plants need regular, deep watering. Established plants are drought-tolerant, but water during a dry period keeps this plant lush and blooming. Blanket Flower blooms best in low-quality soil, so avoid fertilizing.
Deadhead the plant to encourage more blooms and promote a full growth habit. Cutting back leggy stems can rejuvenate growth.
Spintop Red Blanket Flower Spacing
Spintop Red Blanket Flower is an upright herbaceous perennial that will grow 10 to 12 inches tall and 12 to 15 inches wide. Plants should be spaced as close as 12 to 15 inches.
Spintop Red Blanket Flower Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8|
|Plant Type: Perennials|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 10 - 12 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 12 - 15 Inches|
|Spacing: 12 - 15 Inches|
|Habit: Mounded, Upright|
|Flower Color(s): Red|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit|
|Tolerates: Drought, Salt|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Plants That Work|
|Common Name: Spintop Red Blanket Flower|
|Scientific Name: GAILLARDIA SPINTOP `RED`|
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