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PlantFiles: Blanket Flower, Indian Blanket, Gaillardia
Gaillardia pulchella 'Razzledazzle'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gaillardia (gay-LAR-dee-uh) (Info)
Species: pulchella (pul-KEL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Razzledazzle

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Category:
Annuals

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

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Orange
Bright Yellow
Maroon (Purple-Brown)
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative Bookerc1 On May 31, 2012, Bookerc1 from Mackinaw, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Though I loved the form of this flower, with the ruffled ball of petals, I was disappointed in the stems. My other Gaillardia stand up, even in a strong wind, but these had quite weak stems, which weren't strong enough to keep the blooms up off the ground. I won't be growing these again.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mackinaw, Illinois
Knoxville, Iowa
Greensboro, North Carolina
Hugo, Oklahoma
Cranberry Twp, Pennsylvania
Houston, Texas



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