BLANKET FLOWER, GAILLARDIA (Gaillardia aristata)
These simple flowers are definitely head-turners, attracting the attention of both people and a range of bees, butterflies and other pollinators. They are short-lived perennials that reseed easily.
Grows with dotted blazingstar, western silvery aster, wild onion, little bluestem and June grass.
Life Cycle: perennial, cool season
Sun Exposure: full sun
Bloom Period: June – July
Height: 1 – 2.5 ft
Soil: dry – medium