‘Sunset Flash’ Gaillardia

Gaillardia grandiflora 'Sunset Flash' PP26945 Home » The Collection » ‘Sunset Flash’ This unfussy, herbaceous perennial pumps out beautiful flowers nearly year-round, without running up your water bill. ‘Flash’ was selected for its nonstop blooms that won’t fade in the heat. Plants stay nice and full, even if you ignore them.
‘Sunset Flash’ Gaillardia
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Feature Rich red blooms nearly year-round
USDA Zones 5-10
Sunset Zones 3-24
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Easy Care, Water-wise
Landscape Use Border, Container, Cut Flowers/Foliage, Garden Bed
Exposure Full sun
Flowering Season Spring to Fall
Dimensions 14-16" H x 14-16" W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Deciduous
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Apply a balanced slow-release each spring and summer
Pruning Can cut back in early spring to refresh foliage

Planting Instructions

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

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