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Gaillardia grandiflora 'Two Moon' (Blanket flower)

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Plant description

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Gaillardia 'Two Moon' is a colourful biennial (lasts for two seasons), great for a colour blast in pots in courtyards and patios or for garden plantings. They are very long flowering, from spring to the first frosts. They love a sunny place in well drained soils. Give them a handful of slow release fertiliser to ensure they have enough food for best flowering. Gaillardia are good waterwise plants. The blooms make great cut flowers.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red and yellow
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: 0.2 metres

Maximum width: 0.3 metres
Minimum width: 0.2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, bees.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist.

Clay: moist.

Sand: moist.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Good all purpose fertiliser.

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