Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) Genus: Gaillardia (gay-LAR-dee-uh)
Species: pulchella (pul-KEL-uh)
It’s in the sunflower family.
Native across North America.
Synonym:Gaillardia pulchella var. pulchella
12-18 in. (30-45 cm) Flower head:12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Bloom Color: Red Orange and Bright Yellow
Bloom Time: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall- Blooms repeatedly.
Foliage: Herbaceous- Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Found growing near on old fence post. Norwood Ontario Canada.
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