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Gaillardia 'Dazzler' (Blanket flower 'Dazzler')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Gaillardia 'Dazzler'

Other names

Blanket flower 'Dazzler'

Genus

Gaillardia Gaillardia

Variety or Cultivar

'Dazzler' _ 'Dazzler' is a perennial (often grown as an annual) with narrow leaves and large, bright red-orange, daisy-like flower-heads with yellow tips in summer and autumn.


Gaillardia 'Dazzler' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Orange-red, Yellow in Summer; Yellow, Orange-red in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Downy mildew Downy mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly and cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Gaillardia 'Dazzler' (Blanket flower 'Dazzler') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile well-drained, fertile soil in full sun.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Gaillardia 'Dazzler'

Other names

Blanket flower 'Dazzler'

Genus

Gaillardia Gaillardia

Variety or Cultivar

'Dazzler' _ 'Dazzler' is a perennial (often grown as an annual) with narrow leaves and large, bright red-orange, daisy-like flower-heads with yellow tips in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Orange-red, Yellow in Summer; Yellow, Orange-red in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases

Downy mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly and cut back after flowering.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Gaillardia 'Dazzler' (Blanket flower 'Dazzler') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile well-drained, fertile soil in full sun.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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