Indian Firewheel (Gaillardia aestivalis) in the Blanket Flowers Database

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Botanical names:
Gaillardia aestivalis Accepted
Gaillardia aestivalis var. flavovirens Synonym
Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri Synonym
Gaillardia aestivalis var. aestivalis Synonym

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
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: blooms repeatedly
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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