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Gaillardia ‘Sun Flare’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Bi-color gold and red trumpets herald Gaillardia 'Sun Flare'. The habit is very compact and a bit silvered. This drought-tolerant plant is a stunner in the border or in less-watered “hell strips.”

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 8″ / 20″ / 10″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September, October

SKU: GAISUNFLA Categories: ,
Common Name Blanket Flower
Family Asteraceae
species x grandiflora
Plant Series Gaillardia SUN™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # ('TNSF') PP23567
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time May, June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color Red, Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Compared to 'Frenzy', 'Sun Flare' is more compact with more gold in the flowers.
Landscape Value A multitude of uses: borders, container, mixed beds, mass planting. Very colorful all summer!
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 8" / 20" / 10"
Soil (Garden) Prefers fertile, well-drained soils.
Water (Garden) Average.
Special Uses --
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.5 – 2.0
pH 5.5 – 6.2
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes Recommend pinching at transplant. Obligate long day.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 5 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 7 – 8 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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