Gaillardia X grandiflora
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.
Hybrid of G. aristata and G. pulchella. Grows to 2–4 ft. high, 1 1/2 ft. wide, with roughish gray-green foliage and single or double flowers 3–4 in. across. Much variation in flower color; range includes various warm shades of red and yellow, with orange or maroon bands. Exceptionally long bloom period for perennial–early summer until frost. Plants flower first year from seed.Burgundy
Upright growth to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide, with solid deep red flowers.Goblin
Good compact variety (1 ft. tall) with large deep red flowers bordered in bright yellow.
Native to Eurasia, North Africa. Slender, branching, hairy-stemmed plant to 3 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide, wi...
Upright growth to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide, with solid deep red flowers.
From northwest Africa and Southwest Asia. Actually a giant vetch, this cool-season bean is best known ...