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Blanket Flower (Indian)
*New research has determined that this species is not native to Florida, but a naturalized exotic*
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella) is a tough and showy annual that reseeds readily and perpetuates almost continuously in the right environment. Blanketflower spreads and gets a 1 or 2 in spread and height The flower heads are up to 2 in. across and made up of yellow, three-cleft ray flowers surrounding a purplish-red sphere of disk flowers. This plant blooms from late winter through summer or early fall. It is very drought tolerant and requires well drained soil with strong sun light. It is salt air tolerant.