• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Gaillardia × grandiflora 'Burgunder'

blanketflower 'Burgunder'

  • Other common names blanketflower 'Burgunder'

  • Synonyms Gaillardia 'Burgundy Glow'
    Gaillardia aristata 'Burgunder'

    Gaillardia 'Burgunder'
    Gaillardia × grandiflora 'Burgundy'

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  • Family Asteraceae

  • Genus Gaillardia can be annuals, biennials or perennials, with simple or pinnately lobed leaves and showy, long-stalked, yellow, orange or red, daisy-like flower-heads borne over a long period

  • Details 'Burgunder' is a short-lived bushy perennial, with long, narrow leaves and deep red flower-heads to 10cm across, the rays tipped with yellow, opening from early summer to autumn


  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Bushy

  • Hardiness

    Hardiness ratings

    All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

    • H1a - Under glass all year (>15C)
    • H1b - Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
    • H1c - Can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10)
    • H2 - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5)
    • H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)
    • H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)
    • H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
    • H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
    • H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)




  • Full Sun

  • Aspect West-facing or South-facing

  • Exposure Exposed or Sheltered


  • Loam


  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilLoam

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral


  • Ultimate height 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead regularly

Propagation Propagate by seed sown in-situ in late spring or early summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Cut back after flowering

Pests Generally pest free

Diseases May be infected by a downy mildew

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