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Gaillardia aristata

Also called Great Blanketflower


More About Gaillardia aristata

  • Yellow tipped petals with dark red bases surrounding reddish brown eyes
  • Lance-shaped dark green leaves

Zone:

4

Height:

40-60 cm

Spread:

40-60 cm

Colour:

Bicoloured

Blanket Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers average to dry, well drained soils in full sun but will tolerate many soil types. Dead head as necessary for additional blooms. 

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Gaillardia aristata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Rooftop (extensive)
Naturalizing
Roadside planting