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Gaillardia × grandiflora ‘Celebration
Gaillardia × grandiflora ‘Celebration
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Gaillardia × grandiflora ‘Celebration

Blanket Flower

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.220.200

Blanket Flowers are valuable in the perennial border. This selection blooms profusely over a long period, forming a low, compact mound of grey-green, hairy foliage. Flowers appear spring through fall and have a single row of colourfast, red petals on strong stems. Thrives in hot, sunny sites. Attractive to butterflies. Drought tolerant once established. Not the best choice for heavy clay soil that will stay wet through the winter. Removing faded flowers will encourage constant blooming. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registerd with COPF.

Further details for
Gaillardia × grandiflora ‘Celebration

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   35-40 cm
   14-16 inches
   30-35 cm
   12-14 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate