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, 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.'Oranges & Lemons'
Heavy bloomer with bright orange petals tipped in yellow.
Low foliage mounds about a foot wide. Flower stems, 1–2 ft. topped with white blossoms in summer...
From Europe, Asia. Grows 1 1/2 to 3 ft. tall. Angular branches are set with long-stalked, light green,...
From Morocco. This annual grows 1 1/2–2 ft. high, 6 in.wide. Summer flowers appear in red-and-go...