Gaillardia Gallo Bi-Color

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Blanket Flower Gallo Bi-Color is a new compact variety with a deep red center and gold tips. Blooms late spring to late summer. Excellent for containers and drought tolerant. PP#20718 (Gaillardia aristata)

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Zones 4 - 10
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Containers
Containers
Native
Native
Extended Blooms
Extended Blooms
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 10-12" tall, 10-12" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to late summer
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU 7GAIL

The Gaillardias are one of the great glories of American wildflowers, carpeting whole landscapes to the horizon in the plains states and the west. The natives are the famous yellow and white pinwheel bi-colors. In our wildflower seed department, we sell the much-loved annual, Indian Blanket, and the native perennial as well, G. aristata, often called Blanket Flower.

But hybridizers are always anxious to improve native plants, no matter how beautiful they may be. And in this case, they have. Goblin is one of the oldest, and still probably the most popular hybrid, with very large flowers and a long bloom season.

Many other newer hybrids emphasize one color or the other--the red or the yellow. And in very recent years, even the flower form has changed. With Fanfare, we were introduced to Gaillardias with tubular ray petals, each one a miniature flaring trumpet. Now that form is expanded with the exciting new Commotion group. And the stunning new Dakota Reveille has turned the whole flower into a fluffy ball of petals.

All are great garden perennials, tough as oaks, great for color, and as dependable as they come.

SKU 7GAIL
Common Name Blanket Flower
Botanical Name Gaillardia Gallo Bi-Color
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red, Yellow
Mature Height 10-12" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 10-12" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers, Native, Extended Blooms
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

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SHORT AND SWEET SPLENDOR

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Comments about American Meadows Gaillardia Gallo Bi-Color:

COLOR IS EVEN BETTER THAN SHOWN! BLOOMS EARLY. WILL ORDER AGAIN AND IN LARGER GROUPING

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Picture perfect plants

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from Sevierville, TN

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  • Drought tolerant
  • Hardy

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      Comments about American Meadows Gaillardia Gallo Bi-Color:

      I planted mine in beds with my new trees and they have thrived through out this hot dry summer in Tennessee. The plants are 3 feet wide and full of blooms.

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      USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

      • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
      • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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