Native to much of the U.S. Low-growing summer bloomers with daisy-like flowers in warm colors—yellow, bronze, scarlet. Plants thrive in heat and need good drainage. Easy to grow from seed and fine for cutting and borders; often reseed.Gaillardia aristata
Parent of popular hybrid G. x grandiflora. Has been largely replaced in garden culture by its many offspring, but the wild form is still much used in revegetation and wildflower mixes. Grows to 2–2 1/2 ft. tall and 2 ft. across. Flower heads to 4 in. wide are yellow to red; the most common form has red rays with a jagged yellow border.
Wild species (for which seed is available) grows to 2–4 ft. tall (possibly to 6 ft. under ideal ...
Heavy bloomer with bright orange petals tipped in yellow grows to about 1 1/2 ft. high.
Vigorous-growing annual to 10–15 ft., with large, heart-shaped leaves. Showy, funnel-shaped to b...