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Red Dome Blanket Flower

Gaillardia pinnatifida

Details & Attributes

Plant Type(s) Perennial
Native to Arizona Yes!
Water Needs Low
Sun Full sun, partial shade
Pollinators Butterflies, bees
Has Spines No
In relative feet, width by height
1' × 1'
Flowering Season April-October
Flower Color Red, yellow
Minimum Temperature Range -10 °F
Leaf Description Tongue shaped, clustered at the base of the plant
Fruit Tiny and cone shaped
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Elevation Range 3500-7000 ft.
Description A small perennial wildflower with red disk flowers and yellow 3-lobed rays. Look for this plant along roadsides, in fields, and in woodland clearings in the eastern and northern portions of Arizona. This is a plant with good potential to reseed, and it can be planted from nurery stock or seed. Try mixing with other wildlowers and grasses for a meadow effect. Good companions could be blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), blanket flower (Berlandiera lyrata), penstemon (penstemon spp.), and bluestem (Schizachyrium sanguineum)