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Gaillardia 'SpinTop Red' (SpinTop Series) (Blanket flower 'SpinTop Red')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.35m
Max height
0.35m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Gaillardia 'SpinTop Red' (SpinTop Series)

Other names

Blanket flower 'SpinTop Red'

Genus

Gaillardia Gaillardia

Variety or Cultivar

'SpinTop Red' _ 'SpinTop Red' is a compact, mound-forming, short-lived perennial with hairy, lance-shaped, sometimes lobed, grey-green leaves and slender, upright stems bearing deep red, daisy-like flowers from early summer to early autumn.


Gaillardia 'SpinTop Red' (SpinTop Series) is: Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Compact

Flower

Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; 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

Sow seed in-situ in late spring or early summer.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Gaillardia 'SpinTop Red' (SpinTop Series) (Blanket flower 'SpinTop Red') will reach a height of 0.35m and a spread of 0.35m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun. May be semi-evergreen in warm climates. Does not tolerate wet, heavy clay or excessive winter wet. Self-seeds readily in warmer climates.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, 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 'SpinTop Red' (SpinTop Series)

Other names

Blanket flower 'SpinTop Red'

Genus

Gaillardia Gaillardia

Variety or Cultivar

'SpinTop Red' _ 'SpinTop Red' is a compact, mound-forming, short-lived perennial with hairy, lance-shaped, sometimes lobed, grey-green leaves and slender, upright stems bearing deep red, daisy-like flowers from early summer to early autumn.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Compact


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; 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

Sow seed in-situ in late spring or early summer.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Gaillardia 'SpinTop Red' (SpinTop Series) (Blanket flower 'SpinTop Red') will reach a height of 0.35m and a spread of 0.35m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun. May be semi-evergreen in warm climates. Does not tolerate wet, heavy clay or excessive winter wet. Self-seeds readily in warmer climates.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, 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 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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