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Gaillardia aristata ‘Spintop Red Starburst’

Gaillardia aristata ‘Spintop Red Starburst’ is a herbaceous perennial from the Asteraceae family of plants. Gaillardia aristata ‘Spintop Red Starburst’ is related to the sunflower. They also call it Blanket Flower ‘Spintop Red Starburst’.

Gaillardia aristata 'Spintop Red Starburst'
Gaillardia aristata ‘Spintop Red Starburst’ in Los Angeles, California

It has large yellow flowers with a red eye. Each flower has reddish-purple disc florets in the center. The foliage is lance-shaped and bushy. The flower grows on erect naked stems. It flowers starting in spring and continues into autumn. Starburst hybrid is heat tolerant and sturdy. The fruit is hairy achene.

How to grow Gaillardia aristata ‘Spintop Red Starburst’:

Grow Gaillardia aristata ‘Spintop Red Starburst’ in the sun or light shade. Plant it in poor to average soil that is well-drained. It attracts butterflies. Deadhead the flowers for a longer, continuous flowering season.

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