Indian Blanket - Gaillardia pulchella
Annual Open Pollinated. Brilliant pinwheel-like flowers in yellow and red brighten up gardens throughout the states. A hardy and drought tolerant wildflower that is adaptable to a variety of conditions. Deadhead the plants to prolong blooming. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 12 apart.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms mid summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable, but prefers dry, sandy soil
Native: Central US
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 15-45 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Perennial Native Gaillardia pulchella Height: 21-26 Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 Lb/1000 sq ft Facts of Note: Sun or part shade, likes warm summer soil, 2 flowers, drought tolerant, easy to grow.