Gaillardia 'Red Plume'
1991 AAS Flower Award Winner

'Red Plume' plants are dwarf and compact, forming a dense mound covered with double brick red blooms. The 1 1/2 - 2 inch blooms are held on strong stems just above the foliage. The mature plant height is 12 to 14 inches, perfect for background plantings adding height to garden beds.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Flower Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Gaillardia
Variety Name: 'Red Plume'
Genus: Gaillardia
Species: pulchella
Year: 1991
Common Name: Blanket Flower
Type: Flowers from Seed
Breeder: Sluis & Groot/Novartis
Close Market Comparison: Gaillardia 'Picta Double Mix'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Perennial
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Dry to Normal
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Compact, Mounded
Plant Height: Medium: 10" to 24"
Bloom Time: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Color Pattern: Solid
Fragrance: None
Weather Tolerance: Drought, Heat
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Hanging Basket: YES
Medium Height Divider: YES

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