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Trade name information:
Series: Mesa™
Trade Name: Yellow
Cultivar name: 'Mesa Yellow'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 18-20 inches
Plant Spread: 20-22 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: Non fading
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadhead faded flowers to ensure more flowering throughout the season
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Days to germinate: 10-15
Depth to plant seed: 4x width
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 2010 AAS Flower Award Winner
Other: 2010 Fleuroselect Gold Medal

Gaillardia 'Mesa Yellow' in Early Spring

What's Blooming in DecemberWhat's Blooming in December
By LarryR on December 17, 2011

Readers responded with an avalanche of photos to our call for blossoms from their gardens to publish in our December issue of What's Blooming. Thank you one and all! Before we take a look, though, let's hear from our Mystery Blossom Contest winner, Robin (Robynznest).

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