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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. Pack covers approximately 10 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
Annual Native Gaillardia pulchella Height: 21-26 Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~1270 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Sun or part shade, likes warm summer soil, 2 flowers, drought tolerant, easy to grow.