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Blanket Flower

Gaillardia spp.

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Also known as

Jam Tarts

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

70cm

Max

45cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Blanket Flower Overview

Also known as blanket flowers, this genus contains around 24 annual and short-lived perennials. They produce bright, daisy-like flowers in colours of red, orange, yellow or combinations of these colours, usually with purple, red-brown or yellow, hairy centres. This genus has been developed, with multiple cultivars produced for ornamental use, some are bushier, others with larger or longer-lasting flowers.

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How to propagate Blanket Flower

Cuttings

Propagate species by seed in autumn or spring, selected forms by root cuttings in winter.

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Other uses of Blanket Flower

Cut flowers, meadow plantings, borders

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