Gaillardia

Gaillardia


ZONE HARDINESS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
SPACE REQUIREMENTS
1" 50" 100"
HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS
1" 50" 100"
SUN REQUIREMENTS
1 50 100

Prefers full sun and well drained soils, this bright colorful perennial can be grown easily from seed. Can be cut back in summer as the flowering decreases to bring on a autumn show of color. Some gaillardia are native to Idaho, attractive to pollinators.

Idaho Firewise http://idahofirewise.org/ recommends 'Arizona sun' Blanket flower (Gaillardia grandiflora), and 'Bijou' (Gaillardia x aristata).

This plant has a fire-resistance score of 8, meaning it should be planted 30 feet or greater from your home.

https://gardentronic.com/blog/idaho-firewise-protect-your-home-wildfires/

This plant is listed as beneficial to pollinators in the book, “100 Treasure Valley Pollinator Plants”. https://gardentronic.com/blog/one-hundred-treasure-valley-pollinator-plants/


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PLANT DETAILS


NAME
blanket flower
TYPE
Perennial
HEIGHT
12" - 36"
SPACING
10" - 24"

ZONE HARDINESS
3-8

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Can tolerate dry soils, but clay soils are not well tolerated.

SUN REQUIREMENTS
Full sun

ΒLOOM TIME
Summer
Fall