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Gaillardia X grandiflora 'Goblin' - Blanket Flower
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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Goblin'

Blanket Flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Goblin' is a dwarf selection of blanket flower with a neat mounding habit and colorful daisy-like maroon flowers with ragged yellow edges that appear June‚ÄďAugust. The flowers are perched on short stems above mounds of light-green, hairy foliage. Heat and drought tolerant, it actually prefers average to poor, well drained or dry soils. Very attractive to butterflies.

Blanket Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Removing faded flowers will greatly extend the blooming season. Cut the entire plant back to a few inches in early fall to encourage new, hardy growth.

Height:

12 Inches

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Spread:

12 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Goblin'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Mass Planting
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Rock Garden
Container
Specimen
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
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