Blanket Flower (Gaillardia aristata Gallo® Yellow Trumpet) in the Blanket Flowers Database

Trade name information:
Series: Gallo®
Trade Name: Yellow Trumpet
Cultivar name: 'Yellow Trumpet'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Beetles

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Posted by Catmint20906 (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Aug 23, 2014 3:50 PM

Blanket Flower (Gaillardia aristata 'Yellow Trumpet') enjoys full sun and medium to dry soil. A bright and colorful perennial that is native to the northern and western United States and Canada, it attracts butterflies and has special value to native bees. Part of the Gallo series, Yellow Trumpet is compact and blooms prolifically from late spring to fall.

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