Gaillardia grandiflora
(gaillardia hybrids and cultivars)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder

Additional Species:

G. aristata, blanket flower, is native to dry sites in the west; ‘Baby Cole,’ ‘Bijou,’ ‘Fanfare,’ ‘Arizona Sun’

Height: 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  24 inches


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Comments & Cautions:
root rot potential in poorly drained soil; tends to be short-lived and should be allowed to reseed


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Average

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

rounded basal mounds of foliage; upright flowering stems

Foliage

gray-green leaves, lobed and covered with short hairs

Flowers

3 to 4 inches composite flowers, rays banded with yellow, orange, red; June-September

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