Blanket Flower

 

 

Gaillardia pulchella

 

Astraceae

 

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Form: Annual
Seasonality
: Sow seeds in fall, blooms in spring

Size: 18 inches high by 18 inches wide
Leaves
: Medium green, lance shaped
Flowers
: Flowers appear daisy-like in shades of red yellow and gold
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Long whip-like stems
Range/Origin
: West and central U.S.
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 1-24, H1,H2

Comments: No thorns,

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Moderate water

         Soil: Most types, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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