General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: blooms repeatedly
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Common names
  • Indian Firewheel
  • Blanket Flower
  • Lance Leaf Blanket Flower
  • Winkler gaillardia
  • Lanceleaf Gaillardia
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Gaillardia aestivalis
  • Synonym: Gaillardia aestivalis var. aestivalis
  • Synonym: Gaillardia aestivalis var. flavovirens
  • Synonym: Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri

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