Blanket Flower (Indian Blanket)

Plant Height 2 Ft
Seed Count 225,000 Seeds per LB.
Botanical Name Gaillardia pulchella
Life Cycle Annual
Environment Full Sun
Preferred Sites Upland Grassland -Disturbed
Bloom Period May-Sept
Flower Color Red-Yellow
Pollinator Value Good


A hardy, drought tolerant annual native to the central United States. Easily established from seed, it forms dense colonies of brilliant red flowers with yellow rims. The flower diameter is slightly smaller than its perennial cousin Gaillardia aristata. An excellent variety of coastal beach-front property or sand dune reclamation sites. Thrives in heat and full sun in well-drained soils.

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