Northeast Pollinator Plants
Gaillardia aristata (Blanketflower)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Blanketflower
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Use: Garden, Naturalizing
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: Mid-June to Mid-September
Flower Color: Yellow with red ring around disk
Height: .5' - 2'
Notes: Bees, the most important pollinators just love blanketflower and you will too. Easy to grow, maybe a bit short-lived for a perennial, but just plant some more in a few years. Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.
Introduced to parts of the Northeast (except VT, ME), native to Northern Midwest and Western US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).