Gaillardia

This flower has been blooming in my pollinator garden for about three weeks now. I believe this is some variety of Gaillardia, but it’s totally different in color and size from the “Blanket Flower” I have.

This reaches 2′ in height, where the Blanket Flower is only about 6″. Coloring on the Blanket Flower is deep red in the center, a wide band of lighter red (dark pink) that stretches all the way to yellow tips on the petals.

If you can identify this variety please let me know. Thanks.

Thought for the Day: A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
H. L. Mencken

3 thoughts on “Gaillardia

  1. I think you have it right. According to our Flora Gardeners Bible it is gaillardia grandiflora. Whatever it is it is very pretty. H

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