Indian Blanket - Gaillardia pulchella
Is a hardy plant, not picky about soil, though sandy and well-drained are best. It has a high drought tolerance and does best with a dry, hot climate in full sun. Its vibrant colored flowers can be seen carpeting fields and the sides of highways for miles in the summer to late fall. In the garden, the flowers can be removed/deadheaded to promote further blooming.
Zones: 1 through 10
Height: Up to 2 ft.
Flower Color: Red and Yellow
Plant Type: Annual
Light Requirement: Sun
Bloom Time: Mid - late Season
Seeds per Packet: 50+
Seeds per Pound: 238,000
Is this wildflower invasive: No
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: No
Is this wildflower medicinal: No