Today's bloom is Blanket Flower 'Galileo' (Gaillardia x grandiflora)

Bloom of the Day for March 16th, 2012:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Orange, Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 7a to Zone 11

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
I love yellow flowers! They are so bright they can't help but cheer up a dark, dreary freezing-rain morning! Great shot Kell!!

Calif_Sue wrote:
Gaillardia blooms are so cheerful, nice shot Kell!

Debbie2007 wrote:
Kell, what kind of camera do you have? It's time to get another camera and all I take photos of, are flowers. Needless to say, they aren't as good as yours. And yes, I agree, beautiful photo.

Kell wrote:
Thanks you guys! Hi Debbie. I have had a few cameras now thru the years, all Canons but one. Tomorrow I am getting a new one, Canon PowerShot S100. I think in 2008 for this photo, I had the Canon PowerShot SD950 IS which gave excellent photos though this one is a bit fuzzy. I think my favorite pictures were from my Sony DSC-H50. So why I keep buying Canons I know not! I may get anot