Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Oranges and Lemons'

Oranges and Lemons Blanket Flower

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Patents: PP#17092

Family: Compositae

Genus: Gaillardia

Parent: Gaillardia x grandiflora

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 18 to 24" tall and wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Erect, compact habit with yellow daisy-like flowers with an orange center band from May to November. Deer resistant.

History: 

Discovered as a chance seedling at Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants in Hampshire, England among a crop of Gaillardia 'Dazzler' seedlings. 'Oranges and Lemons' had larger flowers with orange and yellow coloration.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Laymans in August 2010 and planted it in the perennial bed. It bloomed continually until cold weather.


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