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Commotion® Tizzy Blanket Flower Gaillardia 'Tizzy' PP 19244

Description

Gaillardia 'Tizzy', developed by Skagit Gardens, is a hybrid of two other cultivars in the genus, Gaillardia 'Fanfare' and Gaillardia 'Burgunder'.  It has unique trumpet-shaped orange-red rays that are fragrant, vigorous, and attract butterflies.

These plants grow best in full sun and rich, moist, well-drained soil.  They tolerate dry soil, drought, heat, humidity, and poor soil well, but they struggle in heavy clay.  Also tolerates rabbits and deer.  Deadhead spent flowers to encourage further blooms and extend the flowering season.  It makes a great cut flower and can be used in beds and containers alike.

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Tags:
#showy flowers#full sun#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#perennial#container plant#red flowers#cut flowers#low maintenance#cottage garden#moist soil#well-drained soil#herbaceous perennial#hybrids#borders#cutting garden#poor soils tolerant#humidity tolerant#patio planting#dry soils tolerant#butterfly garden
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#full sun#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#perennial#container plant#red flowers#cut flowers#low maintenance#cottage garden#moist soil#well-drained soil#herbaceous perennial#hybrids#borders#cutting garden#poor soils tolerant#humidity tolerant#patio planting#dry soils tolerant#butterfly garden
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Gaillardia
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Hybrid origin
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 6 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 6 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Dense
    Mounding
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Occasionally Dry
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3b, 3a, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Fruit Type:
    Achene
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Good Cut
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Funnel
    Radial
    Trumpet
    Flower Petals:
    7 - 20 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    3.5" wide, orange-red flower heads with unusually trumpet-shaped petals. The central disk is russet-brown. Begins blooming in late April and can continue even into fall.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    3-6" long lance-shaped leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Patio
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Cottage Garden
    Cutting Garden
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Dry Soil
    Heat
    Humidity
    Poor Soil
    Rabbits