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Blanket Flower - Gaillardia aristata

Regular price $7.00

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Phonetic: gay-LAR-dee-uh ar-iss-TAY-tuh

The big bold blooms of Blanket Flower are long lasting in the garden and a vase. It is a must for a pollinator garden as it provides pollen and nectar to numerous bees and butterflies throughout the growing season.  Plant blanket flower in a dry sunny location. 

  • Hardiness Zone: 3-8
  • Native Region: USDA Plant Database
  • Sun Exposure: Full
  • Flower Color: Red, Yellow
  • Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
  • Soil Type: Dry
  • Mature Plant Size: 2-2.5'H, 2'W
  • Plant Spacing: 18'
  • Host Plant: Schinia Masoni
  • Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
  • Advantages: Deer resistant, drought tolerant, easy to grow, long season of blooms
  • Landscape Uses: Cottage gardens, perennial orders, pollinator gardens, rock gardens, roadsides
  • Companion Plants: Lance Leaf Coreopsis, Northern Blazing Star, Purple Coneflower
  • Groundhog Resistant