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Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)

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Zones A1-A3, 1-45, H1, H2
Full Sun
Full
Regular WaterMinimal Water
Moderate, Minimal

Gaillardia X grandiflora

Blanket Flower
Asteraceae (Compositae)
Perennials, Flowers

GAILLARDIA

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 x grandiflora
Gaillardia x grandiflora

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Gaillardia X grandiflora

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.

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