Gaillardia pulchella

Gaillardia pulchella

Firewheel

Drought tolerant annual; full sunlight. Red and yellow daisy-like flowers bloom May to July, along sandy plains and roadsides in desert areas. Does well from seed, widely adaptable, and is recommended for use in mixtures or mass plantings throughout its range.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

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

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 10 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
6.20 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
238,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Red & Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Summer