Gaillardia (Blanket Flower)
Few other flower species can hold a candle to the tenacity and radiance of Gaillardia, otherwise known as Blanket Flowers. These drought-tolerant, heavy-blooming perennials are celebrated for their long-lasting mounds of bright, daisy-like blossoms. Ranging in color from red to yellow, these beauties will set your garden ablaze with a gorgeous blanket of fiery color.
Native to the American prairies, Blanket Flowers grow above attractive, grayish foliage from early summer into fall. Given plenty of sunlight, they're incredibly easy to grow and have few insect or disease problems. As long as you don't mind the increased attention of onlookers and pollinators, Blanket Flowers are a must-have this summer!