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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-15 inches (30-38 cm)
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Deadhead faded flowers to ensure more flowering throughout the season
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 70F
Suitable for wintersowing
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Space plants 12 inches apart.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 2005 National

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Common names
  • Blanket Flower

Photo Gallery
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-07-03
 6:53 pm. A bright and sparkling presence.
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2009-07-11
Location: Nashville Zoo
Date: 2019-06-14
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-06-13
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2014-07-31
 6:15 pm.  An abundance of bloom.

Date: 2018-06-20
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2009-07-11
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: 2011-10-12
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-04-24
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2017-07-02
Arizona Sun's First Bloom
Location: Clymer,PA
Date: 07/26/2018
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2009-07-11
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-17

Date: 2017-09-20

Credit: Fleuroselect, used with permission
Location: Sherwood Oregon 
Date: 2016-07-09

Date: 2014-04-23

Date: 2011-07-16
Location: AZ
Date: Spring
This little beauty does not mind the heat but does not like direc
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2013-02-14
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2017-08-06
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-17
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-17
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2014-02-28
Location: 5b
Date: 2017-09-20
Location: 5b
Date: 2017-09-20
Location: At a local nursery
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-31
My yard, zone 6
Location: Nashville Zoo
Date: 2019-06-14

Date: 2014-05-04
Location: zone 10 Martin County, Fl.
Date: 2010-11-16

Date: 2008-05-31

Date: 2015-05-28

Date: 2015-05-28

Date: 2015-05-28

Date: 2015-05-28

Date: 2015-05-28
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-04-24

Date: 2009-03-25
Lots of blooms to come
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2013-02-27

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: Mason, New Hampshire (zone 5b)
Date: 2012
Location: Mason, New Hampshire (zone 5b)
Date: 2012
Photo by Paul2032

Date: 2020-03-30

Date: 2014-04-23
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-31
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2006-09-07
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-05-31
My yard, zone 6
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2006-09-07
My yard, zone 6
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: 2017-06-19
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Comments:
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 29, 2011 5:54 AM concerning plant:
    Quite hardy and low-maintenance; tolerant of dry soil conditions. Long bloom period here in Middle TN (zone 6b).
  • Posted by Trish (Grapevine, TX - Zone 8a) on May 12, 2022 5:52 AM concerning plant:
    A dwarf (12 inches tall), mounded form of annual Gaillardia aristata that thrives in hot, dry conditions and produces 3-inch-diameter, yellow-tipped flowers the first year from planting and all season long. Not surprisingly, it's a 2005 All-America Selections winner.
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lovesblooms On May 24, 2015 Bloomed
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