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Gaillardia aristata 'Amber Wheels'

Common Name:
Blanket flower
Plant Type:
Deciduous perennial
Asteraceae (The Sunflower Family)
Geographic Origin:
Southwestern States
California Native?:
Plant Size:
2 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Spring and summer
Flower Color:
Full sun
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
Narrow green leaves stay low on this durable, hardy perennial. Masses of bright daisy flowers with golden yellow fringed petals surrounding a red cone-like center appear late spring through fall. Best in lean soils in sun, with moderate to occasional watering.