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Annual gaillardia

Gaillardia pulchella

Also known as

Indian blanket, Fire-wheels

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

35cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Annual gaillardia
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Annual gaillardia Overview

This is a frost-hardy annual or sometimes a short-lived perennial, this is a fast-growing upright species about 45-60cm high and will spread about 30cm. The leaves are hairy, lance-shaped, grey-green leaves. The flowers are ray-florets they are red with yellow tips or self-coloured red or yellow with a cone-shaped purplish disc-floret.

Common problems with Annual gaillardia

How to propagate Annual gaillardia

Cuttings

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

Seed

Other uses of Annual gaillardia

Cut flowers, meadow plantings, borders

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