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Blanket Flower

Blanket Flower

Scientific Name

Gaillardia pulchella

Particularly Attractive To

Geographical Considerations

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Hardiness Zones

8a to 11

This is a native Florida plant.

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Yard Conditions

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Optimal Light

Blanket Flower grows best in Full Sun.

Light Range

It performs in Full Sun

Soil Texture

Sandy Loam

Soil Moisture

Well Drained

Soil pH

Slightly Acid to Slightly Alkaline (6.0-7.2)

Salt Tolerance

Medium

DroughtTolerance

High

Wind Resistance

Not known

Toxicity

Not known

Nematode Tolerance

Not known

Appearance

What will it look like as it grows?

Plant Type

  • Perennials

Plant Shape

  • Clumping

Leaf Persistence

Blanket Flower is Deciduous

Spread

2-3 feet

Height

1-2 feet

Growth Rate

Fast

Leaf Size

Medium

Leaf Texture

Medium

Flower Size

Medium

Flower Month

  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November

Flower Color

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Yellow

Additional Detail

Yellow/orange/red, summer flowers; rounded clumps of soft, hairy, divided leaves. Fruit is inconspicuous. | Pests/Diseases: downy mildew, rust, powdery mildew, leaf spot | attracts butterflies

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