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Gaillardia pulchella -- Blanketflower, Indian blanket, Firewheel

  • Photo by Jeff Norcini
  • Photo by Shirley Denton
  • Photo by Jeff Norcini
  • Photo by John Moran
Price:
$3.00
Common Name:
Blanketflower
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Plant Description

Description: Blooms profusely. Wonderfully variable in both colors and patterns. Flowers rise above hairy, grayish green leafy stems. Somewhat attractive to butterflies. Drought tolerant once established.

Lifespan: Short-lived perennial; occasionally annual

Light exposure: Full sun to high pine shade

Bloom color: Yellow and red (relative amounts can vary substantially); red; yellow; rose; white is very rare

Bloom season: Mid-spring to mid-fall

Height (in bloom): 1–2 ft

Habitat: Dry sandy open areas (coastal; disturbed)

Each packet covers 10 square feet.

Read the Florida Wildflower Foundation's profile of Blanketflower.
View or download the Blanketflower page from the Foundation's 20 Easy-to-Grow Wildflowers publication.


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