Blanket Flower Details

Blanket Flower

  • Also Known As: Firewheel, Indian Blanket
  • Botanical Name: Gaillardia x. grandiflora
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Container, Salt Tolerant
  • Ornamental Value: Yellow, Red, Orange
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies (nectar source), Birds
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 1.5'


Yellow and red wheels of color. Grows in dry to moist soil. G. pulchella is a native annual that readily reseeds. Seeds are commercially available.

Perennial Care Guide

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Blanket Flower Photos