Search

[?]

Blanketflower

Gaillardia x grandiflora

Plant Data

Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Large daisy-like flowers that are usually solitary on the end of a long stalk. 6 to 18 3-lobed petals per flower. The petals are bright red with yellow tips. Flowers have a large dark red, or purple central disc.
Fruit:
An single-seeded fruit called an 'achene'. Hairy, in the shape of an inverted pyramid.
Leaves:
Lanceolate, greyish-green, toothed and slightly hairy.
Maximum Size:
70cm tall.
Other Names:
Bandana Daisy, Brown-eyed Susan, Common Gaillardia, Firewheel, Indian Blanket, Indian Sunburst, Perfume Ball, Rose-ring Gaillardia, Sundance.
Habitats:
Gardens, grassland, meadows.