Blanket Flower

The plants in this genus have daisy-like flower heads, alternate leaves on the stem and basal leaves. They include annuals, biennials and perennials which are generally tolerant of heat and dry conditions. The flowers are usually yellow to red with various combinations.

First identified by Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Northwest of the United States in 1805.

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Gaillardia amblyodon Maroon Gaillardia
G. aristata Common Blanketflower
G. x grandlflora Blanket Flower
G. pulchella Blanket Flower,
Indian Blanket

 

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