Gaillardia aristata

Gaillardia aristata

Blanket flower

Fairly drought tolerant; full sun to partial shade. Perennial with yellow and red daisy-like flowers, blooms June to September. Occurs along prairies, foothills, and roadsides and is suitable for use in mixtures for erosion control or beautification.

Varieties: 
Meriweather

Species Attributes

Height: 
18 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 10 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
4.70 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
132,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow & Red
Blooming Season: 
Summer
Fall