PlantsBlanket Flowers→Blanket Flower (Gaillardia aristata Gallo® Yellow Trumpet)

Trade name information:
Series: Gallo®
Trade Name: Yellow Trumpet
Cultivar name: 'Yellow Trumpet'
Common names:
Give a thumbs up Blanket Flower
Give a thumbs up Indian Blanketflower

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
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
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Beetles


Photo gallery:

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.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
Catmint20906 On July 15, 2015 Bloomed
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Banner for December 2, 2014 by Catmint20906 by Catmint20906 Dec 2, 2014 6:48 PM 9

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Blanket Flowers Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by arctangent and is called "Exquisite but Ephemeral"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.