Blanketflower Gaillardia


Blanketflower Gaillardia

Gaillardia aristata
(90 days) Perennial to Zone 4. Sun-loving native wildflower of the American Southwest blooms its first year. Petals radiate from red centers out into bright yellow tips on upright branching 18–24" plants. A favorite of butterflies and of gardeners who make bouquets. Low-maintenance, tolerates heat and drought. Start indoors 8–10 weeks before last frost, or direct sow after danger of frost. Plant 18–24" apart. Especially attractive to pollinators. NEW!

5096 Blanketflower
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Also known as Blanket Flower. Named for Gaillard de Charentonneau, an 18th-c. French botanical patron. Daisy-type flowers in reds, yellow, rust and orange with a prominent colored center. Free flowering, low maintenance and easy to grow. Attracts butterflies. Good cutflower.

Culture: Well-drained soil in full sun, tolerates drought. Perennials and annuals have slightly different growth specifications, detailed in their descriptions.


All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.

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