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Blanket Flower

Scientific name:

flower

Bee on Gaillardia Photo by Tracie Bowers

Gaillardia grandiflora

Common Name(s):
Blanket flower

Categories:
Perennials

Comment:
Gaillardia forms a slowly spreading mound and can spread throughout the garden. It will not tolerate clay soils and will grow in partial shade but may become floppy.

Height:

Gallardia

Grasshopper on Gaillardia Photo by Tracie Bowers

1 to 3 feet

Flowering Period:
Summer to Fall

Flower Color:
Red and yellow

Usage:
Garden borders, rock gardens

Hardiness:

USDA hardiness zones 2-10

Propagation:
Seeds, division in the spring

Exposure:

gallardia

Gaillardia-Blanketflower Photo by Tracie Bowers

Full sun

Soil:
Dry sandy well drained soil

Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Origins:
Western United States

Pollinator(s) attracted:
Bees

Page by Tracie Bowers EMGV

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