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Gaillardia aristata

Blanketflower, Brown-Eyed Susan

Garden(s):

Crevice

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

30-75 cm (12-30 in)

Spread:

30-60 cm (12-24 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Yellow, Orange

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Well-Drained, Rocky,

Notes:

Vivid combinations of yellow / orange flowers. Reddy brown center gives it the common name Brown Eyed Susan. Dislikes rich soil. Attracts butterflies and bees. Deer resistant.