Gaillardia x grandiflora (Blanket Flower)
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Sunset Celebration'
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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Sunset Celebration'

Blanket Flower

Plant Type: Perennials

Patent: ppaf

Recommended Substitute
Gaillardia aristata Arizona Red Shades

Blanket Flower

Compact and self-branching, flowers are crimson red with darker red centers, some petals may have yellow tips, blooms early and continues throughout summer.
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Sunset Celebration has bright red petals that surround a yellow-red center on very strong stems, plants have a compact mounding habit and are drought tolerant once established, ideal for containers, beds and borders.

  • Produces tons of bright red flowers
  • Great for hot and dry spaces
  • Attracts butterflies and Hummingbirds
Item # Pack Size  
4521025 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing


16 in


24-30 in



Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Not a good choice for heavy clay soils


Common Name: Blanket Flower

Produces mounds of everblooming flowers. Very heat and drought tolerant. Grows best in full sun in well-drained soil. Use near the front of the border or in rock gardens.

Characteristics & Attributes


Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant


Long Blooming
Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Drought Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden


Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer