Gaillardia 'Burgunder'

Gaillardia x grandiflora ‘Burgunder’

Blanket flower

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

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Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Burgunder'
  • Common name: Blanket flower
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Red

Foliage colour:

Green

Gaillardia × grandiflora is a hybrid cross between perennial Gaillardia aristata and annual Gaillardia pulchella. A short-lived perennial, it has a long flowering period and grows quickly. It bears large, daisy-like flowers in a range of colours, but usually with a dark brown-burgundy centre, from spring to autumn.

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Gaillardia × grandiflora ‘Burgunder’ bears single, wine-red flowers over a long period. Its flowers are attractive to pollinators. Grow in moist but well-drained, rich soil in full sun. Consider not cutting back spent flowers, as they will develop seedbeds that are attractive to goldfinches.

How to grow Gaillardia 'Burgunder'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy, hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Collect seeds
Collect seeds

Do not Collect seeds in January

Do not Collect seeds in February

Do not Collect seeds in March

Do not Collect seeds in April

Do not Collect seeds in May

Do not Collect seeds in June

Do not Collect seeds in July

Do not Collect seeds in August

Do not Collect seeds in September

Do Collect seeds in October

Do Collect seeds in November

Do not Collect seeds in December

Gaillardia 'Burgunder' and wildlife

Gaillardia 'Burgunder' is known for attracting bees, birds and butterflies​/​moths. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers and has seeds for birds.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Attractive to Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Gaillardia 'Burgunder' poisonous?

Gaillardia 'Burgunder' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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