Gaillardia aristata

Cheerful red flowers with yellow tips. Adaptable and reliable, this native wildflower blooms for most or all of the summer. Give haircut to in mid-summer to promote more flowering. Will seed out without being invasive. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types. Pollinators: native bees, honey bees.  Firewise. More information here.

Plant details

  • Common name: Blanketflower
  • Zone: 3
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Height x Width: 1-2 ft. x 1-2 ft.
  • Native to: Idaho