Fragrant gaillardia (Gaillardia suavis) in the Blanket Flowers Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Fragrant gaillardia
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Fragrant
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division

This flower has very few petals.

Photo gallery:
Location: Pappy Elkins Park.Date: Spring 2010This flower has very few petals.
By frostweed
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Location: Pappy Elkins Park.Date: Spring 2010The seed heads are the mature flowers.
By frostweed
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Location: Medina Co., TexasDate: April 4, 2012Pincushion Daisy, no petals
By LindaTX8
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plan ID by Horntoad Apr 29, 2016 7:40 AM 2
Yellow flower in Central Texas by Horntoad Apr 27, 2016 10:11 AM 9
Texas Wildflowers by jmorth Jun 23, 2016 8:43 PM 132

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