Blanket flowers (Gaillardia) have such a vibrant and visual appeal that will make your garden stand out. The bright, cheery blossoms of blanket flower are also a wonderful food source for pollinators such as bees..
Blanket flowers are native to hot and dry climates, like tough prairies and rocky plains. These plants are well adapted to poor soils and severe drought and require very little supplemental watering in landscapes and are great for water wise gardens with poor, dry soils.
Blanket flowers should be planted in full sun and usually flower in early summer and won’t stop flowering until winter.
They are also great for your garden as blanket flowers have no problem seeding. You can sprinkle old blooms around to encourage re-seeding for the following spring.
Blanket flowers can make a statement in a garden with big showy blooms that go on for months creating a stunning garden.