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Botanical Name: Gaillardia aristata
Common Name(s): Blanket flower
Categories: Ground Covers and Perennials
These perennials need good drainage and full sun. Sow seeds or divide clumps in early spring. Purple and red flowers appear in summer. G. x grandiflora bears red, yellow, orange or bicoloured flowers. Very good cut flowers.
Botanical Pronunciation: ay-LAR-dee-uh ar-iss-TAY-tuh
Purple and red flowers appear in summer.
Very good cut flowers.
Plant in well drained soil in a full sun position.
One can divide clumps in early spring.