Blanket Flower (Gaillardia aristata)

The summer-blooming Gaillardia requires very little care. This drought-tolerant, heat loving plant will flourish without fertilizer or regular watering. It lasts quite a long time as a cut flower as well.

The flower of the gaillardia can be single color or bi-color, and often looks like a fiery sunburst of red and gold.

They thrive in meadows, rocky terrain, and open spaces. It will grow to be nearly two feet high.

Attracts: and more

Color(s): Yellow, red

Sun Exposure: Sun

Soil: Good drainage

Average Height: 24 in. - 30 in.

Average Spread: 24 in.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8

Note: Little to moderate water

Where To Buy Plants

Photo Credits:
Diane P. Brooks

Shop for Gifts & Supplies


Want to advertise on Gardens With Wings? Find out how

{literal} {/literal}