Indian Blanket

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Indian blanket is a herbaceous plant that grows 1-2 feet tall. The stems are hairy and branched. The leaves are alternate, lance-shaped, and up to 3 inches long. The flowers are daisy-like, with a red center disk surrounded by yellow rays. The flowers bloom from late spring to fall.


Indian Blanket
Gaillardia puchella
Indian Blanket

Indian blanket is a popular garden plant. It is easy to grow and requires full sun and well-drained soil. It is drought-tolerant and deer-resistant. Indian blanket is also a good choice for butterfly gardens.

Here are some additional facts about Indian blanket:

The name "Indian blanket" comes from the resemblance of the flowers to a Native American blanket.
Indian blanket is a medicinal plant. The leaves and flowers have been used to treat a variety of ailments, including skin problems, sore eyes, and stomach upset.
Indian blanket is a food source for butterflies and other pollinators.
Indian blanket is a popular cut flower. The flowers can be used in fresh or dried arrangements.
If you are looking for a beautiful and easy-to-grow wildflower, Indian blanket is a great choice.

Gaillardia pulchella, also known as blanketflower, Indian blanket, and firewheel, is native to the following states in the United States and Mexico:

  • United States: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia



I love Native Sunflowers in my home garden and landscape.

Mary Hoggins
Tyler, Texas

Last year in the Fall, I collected a lot of seeds I planted this year.

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Dallas, Texas

They really added a big splash of color to the front of my house garden bed. Love them!

Audrey Long
Mobile, Alabama

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