Northeast Pollinator Plants
Gaillardia pulchella (Indian Blanket)
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Common Name: Indian Blanket
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Birds
Use: Annual for Naturalizing in the cottage garden, self-seeds in drier soils
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 2 to 11 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Medium
Flower Time: June to frost
Flower Color: Red with Yellow
Height: 1' -1.5'
Notes: Gaillardia pulchella, Indian Blanket, is a showy, self-seeding annual with large daisy-like, red flowers lasting the whole summer, attracting lots of bumblebees. Leave the flower-heads to encourage reseeding and feeding the birds. Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.
Native NE and Midwest US, most of the Southern US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).