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.
Mediterranean native. Low, branching, trailing plant to 1 ft. high and wide, with narrow or lance-shap...
From South America. To 6 in. high, 1 1/2 ft. across. Trailing, branching reddish stems are set with na...
Original strains were single-flowered plants 3–4 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide. Modern strains are more v...