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Jam Tarts

Gaillardia spp.

Also known as

Blanket Flower

Gaillardia in Aspen (91273) by Rhododendrites (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size







  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Jam Tarts Overview

Also known as blanket flowers, this genus contains around 24 annual and short-lived perennials. They produce bright, daisy-like flowers in colours of red, orange, yellow or combinations of these colours, usually with purple, red-brown or yellow, hairy centres. This genus has been developed, with multiple cultivars produced for ornamental use, some are bushier, others with larger or longer-lasting flowers.

Common problems with Jam Tarts

How to propagate Jam Tarts


Propagate species by seed in autumn or spring, selected forms by root cuttings in winter.


Other uses of Jam Tarts

Cut flowers, meadow plantings, borders

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