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Blanket Flower - 50 Plants $49.99

Blanket Flower - 50 Plants $49.99

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Blanket Flower

Blanket Flower, scientifically known as Gaillardia, is a striking and colorful perennial plant known for its vibrant daisy-like flowers and ability to attract pollinators to gardens. Native to North and South America, this plant is a popular choice among garden enthusiasts for its low maintenance requirements and stunning appearance.

The most distinctive feature of the flower is its blossoms, which typically measure 2 to 3 inches in diameter. They have a prominent central disk surrounded by brightly colored ray petals that can be found in various shades of red, orange, yellow, and sometimes even bi-color combinations. The vibrant hues make it a standout in any garden, and its warm colors are often associated with summer and fall landscapes.

Where To Grow Blanket Flower

Blanket flowers do well in dry soil and full sun, making them an excellent choice for sunny borders, rock gardens, or even xeriscape gardens. They are known for their drought tolerance, making them a perfect option for regions with hot, dry summers. Once established, these hardy perennials require minimal care and are resistant to pests and diseases.

One of the appealing aspects of them is their capability to attract pollinators. The nectar-rich flowers serve as a valuable food source for these insects, contributing to the overall health of the garden ecosystem. Additionally, their long blooming period, which often spans from late spring through early fall, ensures a steady supply of nectar.

Gardeners can propagate them through seeds or the division of established clumps. Regular deadheading, the removal of spent flowers, can prolong the blooming period and encourage continuous flower production. However, allowing some seed heads to mature can attract finches to the garden.

Blanket flower is a visually striking, low-maintenance perennial plant prized for its vivid, daisy-like flowers. Its adaptability to various garden conditions, drought tolerance, and role in attracting pollinators make it a popular choice for gardens across North and South America. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, the plant can add color and life to your outdoor space.

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Dean DiLillo
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I was surprised how fast they got me the bare root plants and how good condition they were in