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Blanket flower

Gaillardia aristata

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

75cm

Max

50cm

40cm

Min

25cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Blanket flower Overview

A spreading perennial clump from the prairies of central USA. Grows to 75cm tall and 50cm wide. Has fragrant mid green, downy leaves, sometimes shallowly lobed or deeply divided. The large, single, red-centred yellow flowers are borne freely from mid spring until autumn.

Common problems with Blanket flower

How to propagate Blanket flower

Seed

Propagate from seed in spring or early summer.

Other uses of Blanket flower

Summer interest.