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Gaillardia pulchellia 'Red Plume'/Red Plume Gaillardia

Gaillardia pulchellia 'Red Plume' / Gaillardia pulchellia 'Red Plume'
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A flowerhead with some of florets open

Flowerhead will all the florets open

Plant just beginning to come into flowering

In full bloom in June

Closer view of the opening flowers in the inflorescence

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Scientific Name: Gaillardia pulchellia 'Red Plume'
Common Name: Red Plume Gaillardia
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Deadhead spent flowers to make plant more attractive and to prevent reseeding. Deep red, fluff flowers stand above the foliage attract attention and butterflies. Use in mass planting, containers, as a ground cover and for cut flowers.