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.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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