Blanket Flower

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Blanket Flower

Gaillardia grandiflora

This cultivar of blanket flower gives a long season of blooms featuring bright orange-red petals with golden-yellow tips. Attractive to butterflies and bees, and seeds will feed goldfinches. Drought tolerant once established. Perennial, prefers full sun and dry to medium soil, grows 12-15” tall.

Indian Blanket

Gaillardia pulchella

The state wildflower of Oklahoma! This is the native, annual variety, with showy red flowers tipped in yellow. Easy to grow and will happily reseed itself every year; just be sure to let the seeds fully mature before trimming back the stems. Attractive to butterflies & bees. Prefers full sun and lean, dry soil conditions. Drought tolerant once established, grows 1-2’ tall.

Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2023. Taxonomic Data Center. (http://www.bonap.net/tdc). Chapel Hill, N.C. [maps generated from Kartesz, J.T. 2023. Floristic Synthesis of North America, Version 1.0. Biota of North America Program (BONAP). (in press)]
Blanket Flower
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