Gaillardia aristata

Blanket Flower

Annuals and perennials valued for their showy, often bicolored, daisylike flowers. Easy to grow, they tolerate heat and some drought, and bloom for several months. Excellent cut flowers and in borders. Deadhead old flowers to lengthen the blooming season. Need full sun and well-drained soils. Propagate by seed. Often naturalizes by reseeding itself.
Gaillardia aristata, Blanket Flower
Vivid yellow flowers are red at the base. Other varieties bloom in yellow, bronze, orange, brown, and maroon-red. All plant parts are sticky. May need support.

Attributes - Gaillardia aristata

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Orange, Red, Yellow

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 2 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Alkaline Soil. Cut Flowers.

Related Plants

Gaillardia aristata 'Goblin', Gaillardia grandiflora 'Baby Cole', Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Burgundy', Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Dazzler', Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Goblin', Gaillardia x grandiflora 'The Sun'
 
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