Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella 'Lorenziana') in the Blanket Flowers Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: mix with several colors ivory to russet
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: 1/8" (3 mm)
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Pollinators: Beetles
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


Photo gallery:
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